Lung Cancer

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 9:58am

On November 10, 2014 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed decision to begin covering the cost of a promising type of lung cancer

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:31am

When diagnosing or treating cancer, a less-invasive procedure often leads to better outcomes and fewer risks.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:40pm

When an oncologist creates a care plan for a cancer patient, we consider many aspects of the individual, including his or her age, other health problems and existing risk factors.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 12:50pm

Each November, we honor and remember those touched by lung cancer as part of Lung Cancer Awareness month. It’s wonderful to have a whole month set aside to focus on this disease, but it’s also very important to maintain awareness and stay educated.

Friday, November 15, 2013 - 12:55pm

Cancer cells are smart. They adapt to defend against the drugs we use to treat them, and tumors can develop resistance to certain drugs over time. This can vary from patient to patient. Our research at Roswell Park is offering new ways to get around these issues.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 11:06am

At Roswell Park, my colleagues and I now perform over 90% of lung cancer surgeries with minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 2:35pm

I am originally from Lebanon, and worked previously in New York, Maine and Pennsylvania. I am so pleased to be part of a thriving medical community at Roswell Park and to be caring for patients in the greater Buffalo region.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 3:30pm

What is often most difficult in the general treatment of lung cancers is understanding the specific complexities of each unique case. For decades, doctors and the medical community alike have lumped all lung cancers together as one entity.

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:19pm

We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.

Breast Cancer

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 7:25am

When thinking about lung cancer and its risk factors, it’s natural to immediately think about smoking. However, there are other forms of lung cancer and, with them, other risk factors. Mesothelioma is a rare, but serious, lung cancer heavily linked with exposure to asbestos.