Cancer Support

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 10:56am

A kind gesture is sometimes the best form of medicine. Every day in the Roswell Park Patient Hospitality Room, you’ll find one of 24 volunteers eager to help make your day a little brighter. Whether it’s through friendly conversation, a cup of coffee, or a sympathetic hug, the Hospitality Room is a place for patients and families to relax away from home.

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 1:32pm

Cancer patients and their families and friends may look for books that offer hope, encouragement, and guidance. Our experts at Roswell Park put together this reading list full of insightful and educational books to help those living with or around cancer find comfort and inspiration when it's most needed.

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 10:40am

Cancer is a scary diagnosis for anyone, and adolescents and young adults can have an especially hard time dealing with the news that a parent is sick. But you are far from alone.

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 1:34pm

I spend a significant part of my day at Roswell Park Cancer Institute working with couples. Together, we assess and work on any intimacy concerns that may arise during diagnosis, treatment, or post-operative recovery.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 9:12am

One of the main stressors that people and patients may experience around the holidays is the pressure of expectations. There is gift giving, visiting with family, party planning and so on.

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 10:27am

When I joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute, one of the main things that attracted me was and still is, its multidisciplinary breast cancer team. Here, patients receive a comprehensive care package beyond just medical care. O

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 9:41am

Sharing a good book at bedtime is a common tradition for parents and their little ones. It’s a cozy, magical time that builds a strong family bond. When a cancer diagnosis and hospital stay interrupts the fun, Roswell Park can help bridge the distance.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:44am

Cancer is a life-altering experience. The body, mind and spirit undergo a great deal of stress that can raise questions about the future and human existence — What is the meaning of life? Why are we here?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 2:08pm

On paper, it's a simple task. Just grab a dictionary and flip to S.

But in practice, it's rarely easy.

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 9:34am

The Ride For Roswell 2013 will bring together more than 10,000 people this weekend, all united for a common goal: to win the fight against cancer.