RPCI Cancer Talk

The Theory Behind Antioxidants and Phytochemicals
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:34am

Antioxidants and phytochemicals are tiny chemical compounds that may offer great benefits to the human body. Science has already identified thousands of these compounds, and ongoing research aims to figure out if — and how — they may help prevent cancer.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 4:04pm

I won't deny it, chemotherapy is tough. But during my time in the Chemo Infusion Center, I learned some tricks that helped me cope with treatment.

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 11:59am

Most people know that nausea can be an unwelcome side effect of cancer therapy, causing loss of appetite and poor nutrition. But treatments can also cause constipation, diarrhea, altered sense of taste, early satiety (feeling full very quickly), or even increased appetite and weight gain.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:52pm

Last month, Roswell Park made headlines around the world with the announcement that we expect to be the first U.S. institution to offer a lung cancer treatment vaccine developed by the Center for Molecular Immunology in Cuba.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:16pm
DAISY Award

At Roswell Park, our entire nursing staff receives frequent, well-deserved recognition for providing compassionate care to our patients. However, during my nine months working in the RPCI Intensive Care Unit, I’ve learned that families and caregivers are also very much in need of empathy and support.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 3:48pm

More and more people in the U.S. are surviving cancer. If you’re among them, you may be looking for ways to keep yourself healthy into the future.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 4:50pm

As a chemo-infusion nurse at Roswell Park’s Amherst Center, I have been fortunate enough to build meaningful relationships with some truly inspiring people. The work of my colleagues and strength of our patients never ceases to amaze me.

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:09am

Radioactive seed localization is an innovative procedure that is used to help your surgeon localize cancers and other breast abnormalities which are too small to feel.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 4:03pm

Trans-Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS) can be used to treat certain patients with specific cancers of the head and neck.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 9:10am

Growing up as the daughter of two physicians in Budapest, Hungary, Emese Zsiros, MD, PhD, FACOG, recognized her passion for medicine at an early age. She earned a combined MD/PhD at one of the top medical schools in Europe before heading to the United States to complete her OB/GYN residency.