Cancer Talk

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
"Because I feel so inspired when painting, I wanted to find a way to share this positive experience with others. With the help of the Wellness Program at Roswell Park, I’m now hosting paint nights for patients and their friends, family and caregivers. No artistic ability or painting experience is necessary. This is just a night where we can all be messy, not have to think about what is happening in our everyday lives, and enjoy one another’s company."
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:16pm

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, my boyfriend Michael and I were still in the beginning stages of our relationship.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:03pm
What comes to mind when you think of fall? Probably cooling temperatures, changing leaves, Halloween, and of course, pumpkins!
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:33pm
If you are a cancer patient, telling your friends, family and coworkers that you have cancer, talking about treatment and its challenges, and asking for help can be difficult, but research suggests that having a good support system during treatment can be extremely helpful and even improve cancer outcomes.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:39am

We all know what it’s like to get hit by the flu. The muscle aches and fever make us want to stay in bed for a few days until we recuperate. However, for those who are fighting cancer, the flu can lead to far more serious complications.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 9:00am
Your immune system can detect and destroy bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites or unhealthy cells such as cancer cells. So why do you still get sick?
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 4:11pm
Sickle cell disease is one of the most common hereditary blood disorders in the world, and it affects many people right here in Western New York. To mark Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in September, we present information and tips to help patients and families cope with this disorder.
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 3:54pm
A survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma that was discovered when she was 16, Caryn Domzalski, now 35, has stayed active in Roswell Park’s Adolescent and Young Adult Program, a support group open to all survivors of pediatric, adolescent and young adult cancers. Through them, she heard about Roswell Park’s Onco-Fertility Clinic, which provides information about the risks of infertility from cancer treatment and the options available for fertility preservation and treatment.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:14pm
Football season is here again and whether you're out at the tailgate or watching the game from the couch, you'll probably find yourself snacking this Sunday. While your food will surely be tasty, the typical pigskin party fare packs in around 2,500 calories — more than most people should consume in a single day. Try out some of these healthy (and tasty!) alternatives and tips to manage your waistline and maintain your health during the big game.