Getting children with cancer to take their medication can cause stress for the caregiver and lead to conflict within the family, and failure to achieve medication adherence can impact the child’s cancer outcomes.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is on top of the latest science, the newest technology and the best treatment options. But another big priority is ensuring quality of life for our patients and staff.
It’s a time most young people dream about: Being in your 20s, finally an adult, out in the world and working your first job, maybe living in your first apartment alone or with a roommate. It’s an exciting time full of change and new adventures — something that can feel upended and derailed with a cancer diagnosis.
As a colorectal surgeon, Anthony Dakwar, MD, FACS, of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, has seen plenty of challenging medical cases and quick recoveries. But the case of Michael Buechi, 52, is one he’ll remember for a long time.
Cheryl has also been a proud supporter of the Ride for Roswell for 17 years alongside her wife, Barb. All of this makes Cheryl the perfect person to represent cancer patients and light the torch at the 2022 Celebration of Hope on Friday, June 24.
We now have three widely available options for treating COVID-19. The treatment that’s best for you will depend on infection status, your symptoms, your risk for complications and your overall cancer therapy plan.