RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 4:31pm

During your teenage years, physical changes are a part of normal development. You may notice a difference in the way your body looks, feels and performs. But for teen cancer survivors, these changes are especially difficult.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:20pm

Amid a historic normalizing of relations between the United States and Cuba, a potentially game-changing step was recently taken in the field of lung cancer research.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:02pm

When asked to speak about my experience with cancer, I often struggle to find the right words. There is so much to say and sometimes there aren't words for the emotions attached.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:49pm
5 Sun Safe Facts: Choosing Sunscreen

The summer sun can be one of our best friends, providing us with warmth, beautiful weather, and even happiness. However, overexposure to the sun’s rays can also be harmful to our bodies. Here are five things to consider helping you better understand SPF, choose the best sunscreen, and protect your skin.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:38am

You recently learned that your treatment path now requires the placement of a central catheter. You’re scared, confused, and don’t know what to expect. Take a deep breath! These anxious feelings are completely normal. However, a PICC line has many benefits and with the tips and advice below, you can feel confident in your ability to successfully manage your line.

PICC? What’s that?
PICC stands for peripherally inserted central catheter. Basically, it’s a very long IV that can be used to deliver medication and nutrients, or to obtain blood samples.

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 3:28pm

For many high school students, summer represents a time for rest and relaxation. However, for 70 remarkable Western New York teens, this past summer was spent acquiring life-changing skills and taking a big first step toward possible careers in health care.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:28am

The 2015 Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patient Regional Meeting is coming up on Saturday, Aug. 29. NET patients and caregivers are invited for an afternoon of networking, information sharing and support—all tailored to the unique needs of the NET patient community.

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 12:13pm

Annette Hill got wonderful news in early May of 2014 when she learned she was pregnant.

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

Cal Walker, 61, was diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. He recently underwent a bone marrow transplant at Roswell Park and is doing well. But for the next 54 weeks, Cal will be on disability from his job at Cornell University to recover from his illness. While most would consider this a setback, Cal looks at it as a “gift of time,” and he’s determined to use his time wisely.

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 2:27pm

Mohs surgery is a highly specialized procedure used to treat skin cancer while preserving as much normal surrounding tissue as possible. Roswell Park’s newest Mohs surgeon, Kimberly Brady, MD, shares more about what makes this procedure effective, who may be eligible for Mohs surgery and its origins.