RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:47pm
Meet the Team

I am the Vice Chair for Translational Research in the Department of Medicine and the Director of Cancer Vaccine and Dendritic Cell Therapies in the Center for Immunotherapy. My goal is to fix cancer-related immune dysfunction and teach our bodies to fight cancer.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:23pm

Laughter Yoga enables so many to find the joy within themselves. This practice has numerous health benefits and brings people together to affect their bodies in a positive way.

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 2:05pm

On October 15, 1992, I was diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Upon hearing that news, I went completely numb and silent as we drove over to my parents to break the news. I could not bring myself to look or speak to them, as I was in complete shock.

Growing pains are present during toddler and pre-teen years, but if the pain persists, it might be something more serious. Our blog explains what is typically the first symptom of bone cancer in children, and provides advice on when to call the doctor.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:39pm

As kids grow, their muscles, tendons and ligaments grow as well. So when they complain about aches and pains, it’s often due to the rapid pace of their developing bodies. But if the pain persists, or the pain is coupled with other ailments, it might be something more serious.

Next time you’re on the Roswell Park campus with some extra time, see if you can solve these clues and find each object.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:04pm
Next time you’re on the Roswell Park campus with some extra time, see if you can solve these clues and find each object. Scroll down for an answer key and fun facts!
Will and Jenifer Shine at The Ride for Roswell
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:22pm
There are so many ways in which people choose to give to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, from donating to a participant of The Ride for Roswell to creating an annual event of their own. As varied as the ways of giving may be, the stories that fuel that desire to help are even more diverse.
Young local artist displays work in Roswell Park's Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
The first time you step into the Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Roswell Park, you might assume you’ve entered an upscale art gallery.
As guest blogger Mary explains, there is no one-size-fits-all approach on how to deal with fear of missing out, or FOMO.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 4:20pm
Patient Stories

FOMO, the abbreviated slang meaning “fear of missing out,” is a huge mental and emotional side effect of being a young adult cancer survivor and represents just a sliver of the unique challenges we have to face during and well after the fight of our lives.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:49pm
An ovarian cancer test, CA125 is a reliable tool when used correctly. That is the message from Roswell Park following an FDA alert regarding the use of this common blood test.