Cancer Talk

How Learning to Be Present Can Help Patients Cope
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Cancer Support
Life & Wellness
Many different kinds of psychological interventions can help cancer patients deal with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer and its treatment. One type of intervention that has shown great promise is mindfulness, and a mindfulness study is now open at Roswell Park for patients with advanced breast cancer.
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:20am
Cancer Support

For the past three years, Barb Murak has been an unofficial messenger for Roswell Park patients who are recovering from a blood or marrow transplant (BMT). Pulling a handcart filled with art supplies, from time to time the Artist-in-Residence stops by an inpatient room to deliver a surprise. “Knock, knock!” she calls out. “You’ve got mail!”

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:52pm
Prevention & Screening

I'm proud to be a member of The Original Gentlemen, a car club based out of Niagara Falls, New York. For the past couple of years, we’ve been invited to Roswell Park for the Cruisin’ for a Cure car show and prostate cancer early detection event.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:59pm
Patient Stories

There are countless things to say about going through cancer treatment and testing, but in my experience, it’s the elements of survivorship that often go ignored or are put off to deal with at a later date.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 3:36pm

Buffalo is the city of good neighbors. We’re always willing to lend a helping hand and do our part to make our communities better. At Roswell Park Cancer Institute, we take pride in our city and extend our care to the neighborhoods that surround our campus.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:14pm
Prevention & Screening

Ovarian cysts are very common in women with regular periods. In fact, most women won’t even be aware that they have a cyst unless there is a problem that causes the cyst to grow or if multiple cysts form. But do ovarian cysts increase cancer risk or cause infertility? Dr. Frederick explains. 

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 3:20pm
Patient Stories

Most stories about cancer don’t begin with the word “luck.” But mine does.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:35am
Patient Stories

Cat is a graduate student, a dog owner, an academic fraternity member and much more. Nothing can slow her down – not even a cancer diagnosis.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 4:36pm
Prevention & Screening

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has a thyroid gland. Because there is no screening test for the disease, it's critical to understand and recognize the signs and symptoms so we can catch it early. Fortunately, thyroid cancers that are detected early are highly curable.