RPCI Cancer Talk

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.

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:40am

Preventing infection is a top priority if your immune system has been weakened by illness or cancer treatment, and winter poses new challenges. Outside, shorter days mean less sunlight, single-digit temperatures, and low humidity. Inside isn’t much better; closed windows and insulation trap dry, overheated air and germs in the house. Inside or out, winter can cause health issues for cancer survivors.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 1:02pm

For more than a decade, I was a secretary at Roswell Park. I loved my job but knew I wanted more. I especially felt a passion for interacting with patients. When I witnessed everything they were going through, I felt a desire to be by their side during their journey.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:30am

I’m always pleased to see new research that can help women make informed decisions about breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment. But I disagree with some fundamental aspects of a recent study that has renewed the debate over the value of screening mammograms.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 5:51pm

Roswell Park's new Chief Nursing Officer says she's motivated every day by the belief that "in my lifetime we will continue to see advances in more cures for cancer."