Cancer Support

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:43am
If you’re a cancer patient or survivor, you know that your treatment journey is filled with many doctor’s appointments. While these appointments can often feel overwhelming, there are certain things you can do to make the most of the time you have with your physician.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 3:18pm

Thoughts have the power to affect our attitude and emotions. And, when dealing with something difficult, like a cancer diagnosis, repeating certain phrases or words (either out loud or to yourself) can help you shape your thoughts and cope with situations outside of your control.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:31pm

Music has many benefits. It can create encouragement, motivation, determination, resilience, and the ability to cope. Most importantly, it can heal. Sometimes when there are no words or there is nothing to say, music says it all.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:04pm
I knew Brian from refereeing ice hockey. Our group of friends had been involved in youth hockey for decades; we were a close and giving community. Then, about 11 years ago, Brian was diagnosed with cancer.
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 8:53am
Cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, has been used both medicinally and recreationally for thousands of years, but its use as medicine remains highly controversial. Medical cannabis can be used to alleviate certain symptoms related to cancer and its treatment.
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Many different kinds of psychological interventions can help cancer patients deal with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer and its treatment. One type of intervention that has shown great promise is mindfulness, and a mindfulness study is now open at Roswell Park for patients with advanced breast cancer.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 2:42pm

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.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
I know firsthand how helpful it is to speak with someone who has been through a similar cancer journey as you.
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 3:37pm
Valentine’s Day can mean dressing up, fancy dinner reservations, sparkly gifts and high expectations. However, there's nothing wrong with wanting something a little more laid back and low key.
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.