Cancer Talk

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:13pm

Sometimes a happy ending is the best way to start a story.

Ronald Bolander, 85 — husband, father, retired corporate executive, volunteer and four-time liver cancer survivor — has been cancer-free for seven years.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:35pm
There wasn’t chocolate, champagne, or rose petals, there was just his hand holding mine and never letting go. His presence and unwavering support meant more to me than a silly, store-bought gift.
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:54am
When you’re a teenager, your whole life is in front of you. Luci Takas was a varsity swimmer, an avid skier and CrossFit athlete. Then something didn’t seem right.
Monday, February 4, 2019 - 12:17pm

David Prince, now 76, recalls the wonderful road trips he took with his family when he was a child. “My father had a fascination with visiting cemeteries, and I remember being impressed by the lists of accomplishments that filled row after row of tombstones.”

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:00am
“For me, it’s kind of a miracle. I have the second chance in life that I never thought I’d have.”
Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:17am

2018 was an exciting year at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 3:55pm

Cancer is a scary diagnosis for anyone, and adolescents and young adults can have an especially hard time dealing with the news that a parent is sick. But you are far from alone.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 8:44am

I was diagnosed with an aggressive, stage IV breast cancer in 2013, after finding a lump. The cancer had already spread to five organs, including my brain. I was therefore immediately considered a terminal case.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 4:11pm
This year, the holiday season is extra important for Mason’s whole family. Last December, just 8 days before Christmas, their entire world was turned upside down.