RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:55am
Meditation is easy, convenient, inexpensive, safe and can be done in a variety of ways, based on individual preferences and has the added benefit of being risk free.

What if a simple daily practice of clearing your mind and breathing slowly could help you feel better, sleep better, reduce pain and anxiety and reduce your risk of cancer recurrence?

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:52pm

Open and honest dialogue is critical to effective care. Patients are truthful to ensure diagnostic accuracy, and doctors provide full disclosure to help patients make informed decisions. But in some cases, physicians need to balance compassion with a patient's right to know.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 4:53pm

Everybody has bad days, but nobody tells you how to handle them. The times where you feel hopeless, anxious or paranoid. When you feel angry that cancer will always be a part of your life, scared that it may come back or frustrated that side effects from treatment might never go away.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 11:17am
During the admission process, Roswell Park patients receive a comfort kit to make their stay more pleasant.

There’s a treat in store for Roswell Park inpatients! During the admission process, they now receive a comfort kit to make their stay more pleasant. Patients visiting the Breast and Gynecology clinics are also invited to pick up kits in the Breast and GYN Resource Center, located on the first floor of the Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 3:09pm

Growing up in the Kenfield Projects in Buffalo during the ’60s, George Grace became a fan of the TV show “Run for Your Life.” The story centered on Paul Bryan, a wealthy attorney who finds out he has between nine and 18 months to live. Bryan decides to spend his limited time in the fast lane, drinking, chain-smoking, driving flashy cars and keeping company with beautiful women.

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:23pm

"It doesn't matter your age; kindness comes from donors of all kinds. The fact that these children are so selfless at only five or six years old is, to me, a source of hope for the future."

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 4:37pm

Activated by sunlight and present in some foods and supplements, vitamin D plays an important role in disease prevention and overall health. Adequate intake regulates calcium and phosphorus absorption, maintains healthy bones and teeth, and protects against multiple diseases and conditions such as cancer. 

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:29pm
George Grace's works have been exhibited nationally and internationally, and locally at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, and Buffalo Steel Plant Museum.

Inspired by "the richness of Western New York," George Grace, a prominent artist and lung cancer survivor, focuses most of his work on iconic images of the region. 

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:59pm

A new study has sounded the alarm about the impact of cervical cancer on women of color. According to the study, published in the journal Cancer, the death toll among African-American women is similar to that of women living in poor, developing countries.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 5:49pm

Janet Snyder is the #ChiefHealthOfficer of her family just like you are for yours! Janet is a dedicated mother who knows the struggles of balancing life and work while trying to stay fit and eat well. In this blog, she shares her wellness strategies*– from her love acceptance of running to her delicious buffalo cauliflower recipe.