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.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:59pm
Cancer Research & News

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
Life & Wellness

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.

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
Meet the Team

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
Cancer Research & News

Women at average risk for breast cancer should have an annual mammogram beginning at age 40.

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."

HPV vaccination is our best defense in stopping HPV infection in our youth and preventing HPV-associated cancers in our communities
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:01am

We know that cancers related to HPV (human papillomavirus) are common, on the rise and, for more than a decade, preventable. Roswell Park teams specializing in cancer prevention and ways to eliminate health disparities have spent a lot of time trying to understand a dynamic we’ve observed — why aren’t more families taking advantage of HPV vaccination, a powerful opportunity to prevent some very serious and possibly fatal cancers before they develop?

In the reception area of the new Chemotherapy & Infusion Center, a single-serve coffee maker has been replaced with a fully stocked station offering a wider selection of high-quality coffees and teas.
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 3:28pm

For Roswell Park's executive team, walking around is the best way to get the pulse of what's happening in the hospital. The practice is helping improve facilities and procedures from the ground up.