Cancer Talk

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. “I thought, how can I help a patient with their spirituality if I don't even know my own? I don't identify with a specific religious group. I never have. I wasn't raised in a family that really identified strongly with one religion, and up until this experience, I couldn't connect with my spirituality, either. I just couldn't figure out how."

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 12, 2019 - 12:15pm

Cancer and blood disorder treatments can be very scary for kids — full of loud, unfamiliar noises, bright lights, strange people, discomfort and pain.

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 11:03am

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

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 8:30am
To help relieve pain and stabilize spinal fractures, Roswell Park first began offering patients a technique known as vertebral augmentation, specifically kyphoplasty, in 2001. “We were the first clinic in Western New York to offer vertebral augmentation for cancer patients, and our experience makes a difference,” Dr. Alberico notes.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 12:34pm

Most cancer survivors will tell you they have two extremely vivid memories: the moment they received their diagnosis and the moment they finally finished treatment. However, in between, and for people who may never finish treatment, there are many types of victories worth celebrating.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 8:00am
Anesthesia, surgery and recovery put extra demands on your body. How can you increase the chances of an easier recovery and decrease the risk of complications?
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:00am
The presence of blood in the urine, also called hematuria, is present in 80-90% of patients at the time of diagnosis. “Some people figure it’s caused by an infection or kidney stone and don’t take care of the problem,” says Dr. Guru.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Throughout our lives, most of us will undergo a variety of medical tests to help identify and treat various ailments and diseases. These exams will probably include a pathology test, which is used to study the cause and progression of a disease.