Roswell Park’s ROCKStars program is an essential part of making sure physicians and researchers take a patient’s, survivor’s, or caregiver’s experience and perspective in mind when they’re creating studies.
On a mammogram, fat looks dark grey or black whereas breast tissue looks white. That white area can be an issue because many small breast cancers also appear as white, so it’s harder to detect them in dense breasts.
The quilts, and the shirts they came from, are also a reminder of how far she’s come and how fortunate Sara has been since her first diagnosis in 2006. Each shirt is another event, another year, another victory.
Sugar is as sugar does. Too much of it in any form can lead to cellular damage in your liver that leads to liver cancer — the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. In our modern society, however, it’s pretty hard to avoid consuming too much sugar.