Treatments

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 7:49am

The most common malignant primary brain tumor is called glioblastoma multiforme. These tumors are often aggressive and infiltrate surrounding brain tissue.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 12:59pm

Early stage pancreatic cancer is primarily treated with surgery. However, only one-third of early stage pancreatic cancer patients in the U.S. are referred to a surgeon or a comprehensive cancer institute and undergo surgery.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:23am

Because 1 in 26 men will develop bladder cancer at some point in their lifetime, Roswell Park’s Center for Personalized Medicine is dedicated to finding a cure.

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.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:43am

Melanoma and soft tissue cancers are diseases in which prognosis is highly dependent on stage. Ninety to ninety-five percent of patients with early stage I diagnoses are completely cured with non-invasive treatment.

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 9:43am

A topic of much debate nationally for years has been the role of “active surveillance” or what used to be called “watchful waiting” for many men diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 7:33am

Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.

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.