Cancer Talk

Dr. Rajeev Sharma and Dr. Vishal Gupta Answer The Most Searched For Questions Relating to Thyroid Cancer
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 4:18pm
You ask the internet a lot of questions and Roswell Park has some answers. Head and neck surgeon, Vishal Gupta, MD, and endocrinologist, Rajeev Sharma, MBBS, MD, FACE, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to thyroid cancer.
Improving access to cancer care
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4:15pm
At Roswell Park, we are doing our part to help underserved patients gain access to life-saving treatments, manage the cost of care and navigate insurance red tape. We discussed our initiatives during the Buffalo Cancer Moonshot Summit, and we are dedicated to the national effort.
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:51pm
"Because I feel so inspired when painting, I wanted to find a way to share this positive experience with others. With the help of the Wellness Program at Roswell Park, I’m now hosting paint nights for patients and their friends, family and caregivers. No artistic ability or painting experience is necessary. This is just a night where we can all be messy, not have to think about what is happening in our everyday lives, and enjoy one another’s company."
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
Sarcoma is a rare cancer — accounting for just 1% of adult cancers — and it arises from the tissues that “glue” the body together — bone, muscle, fat, tendons, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves and joint tissue. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a sarcoma, it’s important to understand what makes it different from the majority of cancers.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:33pm
If you are a cancer patient, telling your friends, family and coworkers that you have cancer, talking about treatment and its challenges, and asking for help can be difficult, but research suggests that having a good support system during treatment can be extremely helpful and even improve cancer outcomes.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:39am

We all know what it’s like to get hit by the flu. The muscle aches and fever make us want to stay in bed for a few days until we recuperate. However, for those who are fighting cancer, the flu can lead to far more serious complications.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:15am

Many cancer patients who are in treatment wonder what will happen if their treatment stops working. Here Ellis Levine, MD, Chief of Breast Medicine at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses how different factors can affect the options available.

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 5:03pm

Cancer is confusing, and It’s hard to find the right words to help a child understand such a difficult disease. While we can’t tell you exactly what to say, we hope these books give you a good starting point for open and honest communication. The list includes insightful and educational stories to help your entire family find comfort and inspiration when it’s most needed.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:29pm
Sitting in the waiting room before radiation therapy can be scary. This is a moment when patients are often compelled to face the reality of their diagnosis and accept treatment that can temporarily make them feel unwell. Employees who watch our patients sitting among strangers wish they could help them feel nurtured in these moments. Roswell Park’s Teresa Kishel, Senior Radiation Therapist, went out of her way to provide comfort to patients by offering them a soft, colorful shawl.