Cancer Support

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 9:21am

When my brother was diagnosed with brain cancer, it changed all of our lives, in ways big and small. The texture of reality shifted as anxiety and uncertainty set in. All of our future plans were placed on hold.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 6:02pm

A cancer diagnosis is daunting. The medical aspects of a serious illness are enough to fill your head with uncertainty and worry, but there are still so many other questions that must be answered.

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 8:51am

As we head into the month of November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, I want to share some facts about the deadliest cancer in the United States. Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate, and breast cancer combined.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 11:41am

Tara Jane and I have been volunteering in the Pet Therapy Program at Roswell Park for five years. We began this journey in memory of my late husband John.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 3:27pm

Occupational therapists (OT) are part of the rehabilitation team at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and we focus on assisting patients with optimizing their functional independence.

Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 10:00am

As manager of the Chemo/Infusion Clinic at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, I meet many new patients who experience anxiety about receiving chemotherapy. It is only natural to feel this way about treatment and potential hair loss.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 4:00pm

Cancer can feel like the ultimate form of identity theft, especially for Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) between 15 – 39 years old.

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 9:46am

Kristen and Brandee, members of the AYA and Pediatric Psychosocial team at RPCI, will be sharing new insights and advice for the AYA population each month on Cancer Talk.

Cancer doesn’t define you; it’s just a piece of your story.

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 1:48pm

While their tasks may vary, the impact that our volunteers have on our quality patient care at Roswell Park is invaluable. This week we are honoring all of the volunteers who gave their time in 2011.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 12:28pm

March is National Nutrition Month. We all know our eating habits have a definitive impact on our overall health. For cancer patients, nutrition is especially important as it plays an essential role in the healing and recovery process.