Cancer Talk

A Young Man's Guide to Prevention & Detection
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00am
The cause of testicular cancer is unknown. Learn the risk factors that increase the chance of developing this disease.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:53am
How can prostate cancer treatment affect your ability to get an erection — and can the problem be corrected?
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 1:54pm

Coping with a cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can turn the world upside down. Some cancer patients may feel overwhelmed by the situation and not know how to talk about their feelings with those who are closest to them.

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 4:13pm

For most young adults, their 20s and 30s are for graduations, starting careers or families – not for fighting cancer. Having cancer as a young adult is never on anyone’s five-year plan.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:55am
"We want patients to know that we're here not only for people of many faith traditions but also those who express their spirituality in a variety of other ways."
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
In occupational therapy, we look at your ability to do what we call "activities of daily living" — all the things that occupy your day: bathing, dressing, eating.
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
Cancer patients have specific nutritional needs. Those needs can differ from person to person, depending on the type of cancer, the type of treatment and other factors. That's why Roswell Park's registered dietitians need specialized knowledge to care for our patients and survivors.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 8:30am

If you feel well and your doctor has not restricted your diet, you may be interested in embracing a healthy lifestyle after cancer treatment.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:37pm

Lymphedema—a potential side effect of cancer treatment—is abnormal fluid retention and swelling that typically develops in the arms or legs, but may occur anywhere in the body, including the trunk, breasts, genitals, face, head and neck. Symptoms may range from mild, with uncomfortable heaviness, fullness, tight skin, and tight-fitting clothing and jewelry, to severe, where the skin forms deep folds and becomes thickened, reddened, scaly and weeping. Although the condition is chronic, lymphedema can be treated.