Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:53am
How can prostate cancer treatment affect your ability to get an erection — and can the problem be corrected?
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:13am

Every April, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center works to raise awareness about cancer among minority populations by recognizing National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 8-14, 2019.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:54am

It was 2005, and 47-year-old Rick Crowley had a lump growing in his neck. The first biopsy indicated that it was benign, but his doctors in Olean, New York, were not convinced. A good thing, too: The second biopsy found cancer.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:33pm

All families have their traditions. In ours, we tend to have big families, with numerous siblings – and a lot of cancer. My father was diagnosed with cancer when he was 44 years old. They found it in his lungs, did a biopsy and took part of his lung out.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:44am
Recognizing signs and symptoms of illness is always a good idea, but when it comes to cancer, and especially prostate cancer, symptoms are often vague, difficult to discern from normal, or don’t appear at all until the cancer advances.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 8:30am
About 70 percent of men receive their diagnosis when the disease is in its early stages. In most of those cases, the cancer tends to grow slowly and will never cause symptoms or lead to death.
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:59pm
Dr. Gurkamal Chatta and his colleagues are conducting a phase I clinical trial of an immunotherapy for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has progressed in spite of standard treatment. “We are targeting an area of need where there are really no other effective therapies.”
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:05pm

Hormone therapy causes side effects that can have a serious impact on the patient's quality of life, but men are often reluctant to talk about them or ask for help. A new education group aims to get the word out: "There is hope."

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:52pm

I'm proud to be a member of The Original Gentlemen, a car club based out of Niagara Falls, New York. For the past couple of years, we’ve been invited to Roswell Park for the Cruisin’ for a Cure car show and prostate cancer early detection event.