RPCI Cancer Talk

All medications, including fertility drugs, come with risks. But should you be concerned about an increased cancer risk?
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:41pm
Life & Wellness

For cancer patients, the threat of infertility is a common concern. Radiation, chemotherapy and surgery have the potential to impact fertility. That’s why it’s so important for young cancer patients to have a multidisciplinary team of cancer and fertility experts who can offer the most effective treatment and fertility preservation options.

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.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 9:55am
Life & Wellness

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
Life & Wellness

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
Patient Stories

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.

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

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
Patient Stories

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
Cancer Support

"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
Cancer Research & News

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. 

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.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:29pm

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.