Cancer Talk

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:09pm

Not everyone realizes men can get breast cancer, though not nearly as often as women. Older men get it more than younger men, but breast cancer can occur at any age. And in anyone.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:57am

Frank Price, PhD, thought he had appendicitis when he took himself to a hospital in Utica, NY, with pain in his abdomen nearly four years ago.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:53pm

If you’ve undergone cancer treatment at Roswell Park and needed a mediport to deliver treatment and draw blood, you’ve probably met one of our interventional radiology phy

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Juanita McClain has battled sickle cell disease her entire life. She’s coped with multiple surgeries, including having her gallbladder removed at age 11, and has lost track of the number of times she’s been hospitalized with pneumonia. Still, despite the hardships,  she advocates tirelessly for others with sickle cell disease, encouraging them to seek better health and find the support they need. Juanita is a sickle cell warrior.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 8:27am

Dan Shapiro, PhD, is a cancer survivor, clinical psychologist and the Vice Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs at the Penn State College of Medicine.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:49am
Moms worry about their kids. It’s pretty much part of the job description. So when 36-year-old Deana Welch was diagnosed with breast cancer while 34 weeks pregnant with her fourth child, her concern was as much about her children’s well-being as it was about her own health. “My biggest concern was how to tell my kids and how to help them process what I would be going through,” recalls Deana.
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 2:19pm

As a nursing student at Jamestown Community College, Michaela Pastorius was assigned to take a lecture class on spirituality. "At the time, I didn't understand, and it all went right over my head,” she says.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:17am

Today, more people than ever are surviving cancer. We have made great strides and advances in terms of treatment, quality of life and overall survivorship.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:52pm
Christine, who lives with her husband, William, and their three children, Jackson, 18, Bella, 15, and Livi, 13, in Ellicottville, New York, learned she had colorectal cancer in 2016.