RPCI Cancer Talk

Preventing Pneumonia - Simple steps for breathing easier after surgery
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:35am
Coughing removes particles, mucus, irritants or fluids from the lungs. Coughs may be caused by something in the air, such as cooking fumes, perfume or spices, or it may be related to congestion caused by a cold, allergies or a respiratory infection. In general, coughing is your body’s way of responding to irritation and is usually considered normal and healthy. But sometimes a persistent cough is a warning sign of something more complex, including lung cancer.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:35pm
Patient Stories
More than two years ago, when Dr. Bain told me I had pancreatic cancer, my first thought was that nothing can take my 81 years away from me. I’ve had a long, happy life and know what it’s like to overcome hardships and learn important lessons.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:57pm
Cancer Research & News
Surgery remains the primary treatment for early-stage lung cancer, and most commonly that means a procedure called lobectomy, which removes about one-third to one-half of the lung with the tumor. It’s the one treatment that offers patients with lung cancer their best option for prolonged survival.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Cancer Research & News

Pathologists are key partners of the medical team whose investigations and findings are essential to successful surgical and treatment plans for cancer patients.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:31pm
Life & Wellness
More than a century after his death, the legacy of Dr. Roswell Park remains strong. Today, Nov. 13, 2017, Buffalo Business First will induct him into the inaugural class of the Western New York Business Hall of Fame, which recognizes the region’s preeminent business leaders and innovators from the 1800s to the present. Here’s a brief introduction to this remarkable man.
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:43pm
Patient Stories
Cancer Research & News
Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are called the zebra of cancers because they are rare, and behave very differently from other cancer types. While NETs are typically small and slow growing, they can develop anywhere in the body, most commonly the stomach, intestines, pancreas, lungs and liver. Since they don’t show up on typical PET scans, finding them at early stages or detecting metastasis is difficult.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Cancer Research & News

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:59pm
Cancer Support
SafeGait® provides a safer environment for patients by catching their body weight if they begin to wobble or fall.
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:55pm
Prevention & Screening
Finding abnormal growths on your neck can be alarming. You know something’s not right, so you hop online, and a quick search reveals that among a long list of issues, it could be cancer. If the swelling or growth is around your Adam’s apple, it may be a goiter.