Looking at the most recent cancer data released by the New York State Cancer Registry and the CDC’s National Program of Cancer Registries (2006-10), it appears that some counties in the Western New York area have higher-than-average breast cancer incidence rates when
As we approach the fall harvest traditions and holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving, we thought we’d offer up a fun, delicious way to get a boost of vitamin A in a tasty, cool and refreshing treat: a pumpkin banana smoothie.
Melanoma and soft tissue cancers are diseases in which prognosis is highly dependent on stage. Ninety to ninety-five percent of patients with early stage I diagnoses are completely cured with non-invasive treatment.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) were recently awarded an $11 million Ovarian Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant.
Following breast cancer removal by lumpectomy, whole breast irradiation is commonly required. We know that when breast cancer cells return after surgical removal, they often recur in the area where the tumor was removed.
Women with a strong family history of breast and ovarian cancer have an increased risk of developing these diseases. Sometimes this strong family history indicates a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation, making the odds of developing these cancers even higher.