Cancer Survivorship

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.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00am
A recent study suggests that cancer patients and survivors have special needs when it comes to screening.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 4:35pm
A cancer survivor reflects on his decades-long experience with cancer and shares his secret to moving forward.
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.
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.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:35pm
More than two years ago, when Dr. Bain told me I had pancreatic cancer, my first thought was that nothing can take my 81 years away from me. I’ve had a long, happy life and know what it’s like to overcome hardships and learn important lessons.
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:48pm
Weight management is by far the most personal part of my journey I’ve talked about so far. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent elated or devastated reacting to the numbers on the scale and how they are represented on my body.
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.”

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:18pm

I was told the tumor was inoperable and I had two years to live if I received chemotherapy and radiation. Just two years.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:59pm

There are countless things to say about going through cancer treatment and testing, but in my experience, it’s the elements of survivorship that often go ignored or are put off to deal with at a later date.