RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 1:40pm

May marks National Strawberry Month! Strawberries are not only delicious and refreshing, but are also an excellent source of key nutrients and vitamins.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 4:58pm

Even after his prostate cancer diagnosis at age 72, my dad was a stubbornly independent person. He insisted on driving himself to his clinic visits, doing the grocery shopping and cooking as usual, never hinting in our weekly phone conversations that he might be sad or anxious or tired.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 2:55pm

Studies show that patients with supportive loved ones cope better emotionally than those who don’t have support. Yet many patients have trouble asking for help — and friends, feeling uncertain, often fall back on, “Call me if I can do anything.”

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 3:37pm

“There he is – there’s my brother!” says Phil Richiuso, spotting the #18 FC Dallas jersey during a Major League Soccer game on TV. Richiuso doesn’t know much about professional soccer. And #18, goalkeeper Chris Seitz, isn’t really related to the 57-year-old man from Erie, PA.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 9:33am

For one man, the first sign came when he mixed up words while ordering lunch in a restaurant. For a little girl, it began with a loss of balance and changes in hearing.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 3:27pm

Roswell Park offers a free smoking cessation course through the Just Breathe program. Anyone from the community is welcome to join; you do not have to be a patient at Roswell Park.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 2:14pm

Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the ages of 20 and 35, including some men who hope to become fathers in the future. Whether the treatment plan includes surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, the patient's fertility can be at risk.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:42am

A clinical trial is a type of clinical research study that tests the safety and effectiveness of new medical approaches. Some clinical trials test a drug, a medical device or a new way of doing surgery.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:56pm

“I am not afraid to let people know that I am a prostate cancer survivor,” says Mack Luchey, iconic owner of Doris Records, Western New York’s oldest record store.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:06pm

Many men with early-stage, non-aggressive prostate cancer choose to take a “wait and watch” approach to the disease, undergoing active surveillance — regular monitoring — instead of entering treatment