Cancer Support

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 10:45am
Hope was the driving force behind the new Roswell Park logo, which led us to ask our social media followers what the word means to them. The responses were powerful and, of course, inspired hope.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:16am
Holiday cards are meant to bring merry greetings of cheer to friends and family, but what if someone on your list is facing this Christmas with cancer? Will the message of joy and wishes for a happy new year seem trite or even crass to a patient in treatment? A well-intentioned card could send the wrong message.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:24pm
There was a point in my journey when I said, “That’s it; I give up.” This cancer is so different from others, and I felt that no one knew what I was going through – emotionally, physically or spiritually. I looked different and I couldn’t eat. The feeding tube was one of the hardest parts for me.
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 4:49pm

Recently, Roswell Park Cancer Institute started an integrative medicine pilot program for pediatric and young adult patients with the hope of easing the side effects of

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:00am

You’re getting ready for treatment and you’re trying to do everything you can to make sure your experience is positive, productive and proactive. But let’s face it, healing journeys are always easier when we look and feel better.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:59pm
SafeGait® provides a safer environment for patients by catching their body weight if they begin to wobble or fall.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:49pm
Let Halloween be your excuse to embrace your beautiful bald head. Make the most of your situation with one of these fun and easy Halloween costumes.
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 3:34pm

Four weeks after her 33rd birthday, Crystal found a lump in her breast. When she told a good friend and co-worker — whose mother happened to be in treatment for metastatic breast cancer — the friend told her, “Don’t mess around.”

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:05am

Cancer treatments such as drug or radiation therapies can cause mouth problems by directly damaging the tissues in your mouth and/or by weakening your immune system, which normally protects your mouth. Here's how you can keep your mouth healthy and happy.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:20am

For the past three years, Barb Murak has been an unofficial messenger for Roswell Park patients who are recovering from a blood or marrow transplant (BMT). Pulling a handcart filled with art supplies, from time to time the Artist-in-Residence stops by an inpatient room to deliver a surprise. “Knock, knock!” she calls out. “You’ve got mail!”