Cancer Support

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 9:09am

As a certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse at Roswell Park, I offer care and support to patients who are about to receive a colostomy bag. Some patients are understandably nervous about the impending change to their lifestyle. As a result, patients typically have a host of questions.

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 10:25am

During chemotherapy, you may lose the hair on your eyebrows along with the hair on your head. If this happens, there are a few tricks to help you cope.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 11:16am

Understanding your illness is vital to making informed treatment decisions, and that begins with understanding the words related to a cancer diagnosis. Here are a few important words you should familiarize yourself with.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 1:18pm

Every other Tuesday, Lucy Volland volunteers in Roswell Park’s gift shop – a gig she’s held for 33 years.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 4:42pm

In celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week, we asked our social media followers to share their ideas on easy ways to lift the spirits of a cancer patient.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 9:47am

Roswell Park changed my life. From the moment I walked through the doors, I knew it was a place I wanted to work.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 1:27pm

Cancer patients have a wide variety of emotional and physical needs. You’ll want to find products that combat the effects of radiation and chemotherapy and make recovery from surgery a little easier. Certain things are prohibited during treatment and often times trigger negative reactions. 

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:39am

Upon learning I had won the DAISY Award, I immediately thought of several different groups of people: the two patients who had nominated me, the incredible team I work with at Roswell Park, and my family.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:41pm

I love what I do for a living. How many people are able to say that and actually mean it? I consider myself one of the lucky few because I am a nurse at Roswell Park.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:19pm

The Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Roswell Park recognizes the unique circumstances related to lifestyle, work, school, family life, and social development that AYAs face when living with cancer.