Headaches are a very common ailment that most of the time are not a sign of something more serious. A lack of sleep, loud noise, brightness, even changing weather can cause a headache that, for the most part, can be cured with some rest or over-the-counter medicine.
Cancer doesn't wait, even during a pandemic. Whether you are a patient or newly diagnosed, our experts are here to answer important questions about receiving cancer care at Roswell Park during this pandemic.
Some protocols we follow during COVID-19 are not a departure from standard operations for us. We believe the time to prepare for any emergency response effort, including a pandemic response, is every day before it happens, so that when it does, we are not scrambling to do something different, but rather relying on the training, systems and solutions we already know.
If your medical team determines that your prostate cancer has become aggressive and needs to be treated, an operation called radical prostatectomy — removal of the prostate — is typically the first-line treatment.
Typically, thyroid cancers can be broken down into three types: papillary carcinoma, follicular carcinoma and anaplastic. Other rare types of thyroid cancer include medullary thyroid cancer and primary thyroid lymphoma.
As we mark National Nurses Day and the beginning of National Nurses Week, it’s fitting to remember that in the United States, the first professional training programs for nurses grew out of the Civil War.