Cancer Talk

How Long Can You Live with Melanoma, Dr. Igor Puzanov of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center explains.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:40pm
“We are starting to cure melanoma, and it’s very exciting. We’re doing great things and hopefully people won’t have to die from this diagnosis anymore.”
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am
American children are getting fatter every year. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep and too much time sitting in front of electronic devices have snowballed into a health crisis with no end in sight. Just 25 years ago, 10% of kids between ages 2-19 were overweight or obese. Today that number is 18.5% and climbing. 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 4:05pm

Until the 1960s, surgery and radiation were the mainstays of cancer treatment; drugs were not seen as a “cure” for cancer. With the exception of hormone therapy for men with prostate cancer in the late 1930s, drug therapies, at best, offered brief, incomplete remission.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:17am
“We have to be really careful about health and diet and exercise, and keeping lean. If glucose can drive cancer growth, then patients with esophageal cancer probably have to be careful about their diet, their glucose intake, and make sure they're speaking to their medical professionals to get advice.”
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 1:59pm
Patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) that did not respond to treatment or that came back after two previous treatments had few remaining options — until now.
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:40am

Each year, more than 30,000 people in the United States receive an organ transplant. If you or a loved one received a transplant, you know that you must be vigilant and watch for symptoms of organ rejection or organ failure.

Dr. Ito heads a team of researchers from Roswell Park, the University of Michigan and Kyoto University who have recently demonstrated that human pluripotent stem cells can be recreated from exhausted T lymphocytes, a dysfunctional T cell that arises durin
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:31pm

In 2006, Shinya Yamanaka, a Japanese stem cell researcher, made a groundbreaking discovery that would win him the Nobel Prize. Yamanaka discovered a new way to turn adult, dividing cells into pluripotent stem cells.

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00am
Our understanding of the genetic impact on cancer risk continues to evolve rapidly, and scientific advances in the field have led to significant changes in genetic screening for cancer risk in terms of what we test for, whom we test and how we test.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:45am
You’ve probably heard various things about clinical studies — some true, some false — that can impact your decision on whether to participate.