Cancer Talk

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:53pm

A cancer diagnosis can make you view life differently. Check out what our Facebook followers say cancer taught them. 

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 8:00am
“Some researchers have conducted patient surveys, and the patients say, ‘I loved the art. I felt better.’ But that doesn’t mean anything. You have to randomize the patients — one gets art, one doesn’t — and compare the results. That’s science.”
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:00am
"When I walk into the gallery and connect with a work of art, it becomes a spiritual experience for me."
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 8:00am
If you’re a cancer patient, those magical moments can be interrupted by a hospital stay or times when you’re not feeling well. That’s why Roswell Park’s Spiritual Care Department created the Read to Me program.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:51am
Film has the power to transport us to another time and place. Movies can make us laugh, cry, scream and so much more. And, when dealing with a cancer diagnosis, “leaving” your current situation for even the briefest moment can provide a much-needed respite. Our Facebook followers shared their top picks to watch during cancer treatment.
Friday, January 11, 2019 - 4:56pm
Can cancer patients in treatment eat seafood? Drink alcohol? Roswell Park's nutrition experts deliver the answers to these and other dietary questions.
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 9:33am
“Roswell Park’s CancerConnect® community is a comfortable, safe, friendly place where you can meet people with similar experiences, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week."
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 8:00am
“When you’re an inpatient in the hospital, you’ve got a social worker visiting you every day, a discharge planner, a case manager. At home, some patients don’t have the kind of support they need. It becomes overwhelming, trying to navigate it all.”
Friday, December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
A series of botanical panels installed recently in the Mammography Center waiting room features plants used in traditional healing.