RPCI Cancer Talk

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 2:30pm

For thousands of years, humans rose with the sun and slept when it grew dark, with only the moon and stars or perhaps a fire to light the night. Waking and sleeping followed a natural 24-hour cycle called the circadian rhythm, which controls many physical processes in plants and animals.

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:14am

Summer isn't over yet! Though our Ride has come and gone, that's no reason to put your bike away! Among the countless benefits of riding, such as the physical exercise and mental focus, it's simply a great way to get outside and have a great time with family and friends, or by yourself.

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

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.

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. But toward the end of the month, after discovering a lump in her breast and pointing it out to her doctor, she got hit with a very different kind of news: she also had stage III breast cancer.