Cancer Talk

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:52am

If you've ever spent time in a hospital — as an inpatient or visitor — you've probably seen volunteers offering communion and other religious services to patients. At Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, these special volunteers with the Spiritual Care Department offer a type of support that for many patients is part of their healing. Oftentimes, simply by lending an ear.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:53pm
You ask the internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers. James Mohler, MD, Professor of Oncology, and Chair of the NCCN Prostate Cancer Guideline Committee, and Eric Kauffman, MD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to prostate cancer.
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 2:19pm

Deemed one of the landmark discoveries of the 20th century, the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) traces its history to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Nearly three million American men alive in 2019 are prostate cancer survivors, according to the American Cancer Society.

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 8:54am

If a man is fortunate enough to live to 100 years old, he'll most likely pass the century mark living with prostate cancer. There's even a strong possibility that most of these centenarian men have been living with prostate cancer nearly half of the lives.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 2:24pm

We all know that saying, “C’s get degrees.” But what about if the C stands for cancer?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 2:34pm

When Julie Guido, a Research Administrator in Roswell Park’s Clinical Research Services department, first learned about Life Recorded, a program that helps individuals become storytellers and record a narrative about their life, she instantly thought of

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 4:47pm
You have a lot on your mind when preparing for chemotherapy or any other type of cancer treatment. It's easy to forget some of the small items that will bring you comfort during your hospital visit. Here's a look at some of the things that I always pack to help me stay comfortable during my chemotherapy appointments.
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:49am
Moms worry about their kids. It’s pretty much part of the job description. So when 36-year-old Deana Welch was diagnosed with breast cancer while 34 weeks pregnant with her fourth child, her concern was as much about her children’s well-being as it was about her own health. “My biggest concern was how to tell my kids and how to help them process what I would be going through,” recalls Deana.
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11:12am
Many tobacco smokers try using e-cigarettes as a way to cut back their cigarette smoking. Evidence has shown that e-cigarettes can be less harmful to a person’s health in the short-term when someone who regularly smokes completely switches to them, but they still deliver aerosols and other harmful chemicals.