RPCI Cancer Talk

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.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
Meet the Team

This is a time of unprecedented opportunity in cancer treatment. And as the Clinical Chief of Genitourinary Medicine at Roswell Park, I believe there is so much to look forward to.

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 2:03pm
Patient Stories

I hope you will take a moment to write down what you want your 2017 to be. And whether you are in the middle of treatment, completing treatment, or newly diagnosed, trust that you will get to a place where you can say, “I'm happy, and I am alive.”

Dr. Ito heads a team of researchers from Roswell Park, the University of Michigan and Kyoto University who have recently demonstrated that human pluripotent stem cells can be recreated from exhausted T lymphocytes, a dysfunctional T cell that arises durin
Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 12:31pm
Cancer Research & News

In 2006, Shinya Yamanaka, a Japanese stem cell researcher, made a groundbreaking discovery that would win him the Nobel Prize. Yamanaka discovered a new way to turn adult, dividing cells into pluripotent stem cells.

“Your relentless perseverance through each phase of your cancer journey will bring you peace. Flow with it.”- Scott Hanel
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 3:41pm
Patient Stories

As a cancer survivor of 24 years, I’ve been through a significant amount of ups and downs when it comes to my health. In this environment, one learns to become fluid and quickly adapt. I’ve had the opportunity to revisit and evaluate several facets of my life—priorities, family, careers and other relationships. Twenty-four years post-diagnosis, I am still constantly making those assessments and adjustments.

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 2:24pm
Cancer Support

Watchful waiting is a treatment approach that may be recommended in certain situations for certain types of cancer, including some blood cancers. While this method may seem frightening, understanding the reasoning and science behind it can help to ease your fears.  

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:39am
Patient Stories

With only a few days until Christmas, I’m doing everything I can to channel that strength and use it to begin 2017 on a grateful and optimistic note.

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1:31pm
Patient Stories
Cancer Support
2016 introduced us to a group of special survivors, including Mary Best, who shared tips for other young adults on handling social situations involving alcohol. KayEllen Gebhart’s first-hand advice resonated with ovarian cancer survivors, we shared tips on coping with "scanxiety," and you told us what not to say to a cancer patient.
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:07pm
There is an ongoing debate over the safety of e-cigarettes as the trend continues to grow in popularity. So the question remains: Are e-cigarettes good or bad?