Cancer Talk

An Infographic Guide to Your Stool
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 1:17pm

“Am I pooping enough? Why is my poop green?” Seemingly silly questions like these are, in fact, important to understanding your body. The bowel movement chart below will help you decode your stool and discover helpful insights into your health. Keep in mind that everyone’s body is different and only a medical professional can evaluate your individual symptoms and observations.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 8:44am
Unfortunately, most pancreatic cancer cases are not found until the disease has reached stage IV.
Dr. Ermelinda Bonaccio, Director of Mammography, reviews a mammogram scan.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:19am

You may have heard about a technology called 3D mammography. We get quite a few questions about it from patients in our Breast Center. I’m very happy to announce that we now have the capability to offer 3D mammograms at the Roswell Park Mammography Center, but it’s important to understand what 3D mammography is used for and who will benefit most from the technology.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:18pm

Yes, you definitely do. While the cold winter months may not immediately bring to mind warmth and sunshine, ultraviolet (UV) rays still pose a risk and you need to apply sunscreen before heading outdoors, just like in the summer.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:03pm

You ask the Internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

The same screening test that helped cut the number of cervical cancer deaths in half over the past 30 years is now being offered at Roswell Park to protect people at high risk of developing anal cancer.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:30pm

While most cancers occur sporadically, and are caused by gene changes that happen during your lifetime, approximately 5 to 10% of all cancers are due to an inherited genetic change, called a mutation, to specific genes.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 8:00am
Concerns have been raised worldwide about whether chemicals used for growing crops can increase the risk of cancer. Is it time to go organic?
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 1:27pm

All of us are born with a unique set of human characteristics that help make us who we are, but take a look at your family and you’re likely to find that you have many things in common with them.