RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:50am

Grocery stores can be overwhelming, but healthy choices start when you choose what to put in your cart! These 5 nutrition label tips will help you efficiently determine which foods are better for you.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 10:11am

Seven-year-old Lucas Leitzan is hanging out in his Roswell Park hospital room with his parents, Melissa and Mark, when an unexpected visitor arrives.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 2:34pm

Betsy Bodie, MSN, RN, NP, and Sabrina Miller, BA, Clinical Liaison, share six common questions and answers about Roswell Park’s Lung Cancer Screening Program that you, and anyone in your life who may be at high risk for lung cancer, need to know.

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:20pm

You may know someone who doesn’t wear deodorant or antiperspirant due to fear of an increased breast cancer risk. Are their concerns supported by scientific data? According to researchers, the answer is no.

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 11:20am

Our annual Tree of Hope Lighting Celebration is filled with all the sights, sounds and smells of the holiday season! Check out the fun facts in this infographic and then RSVP for this year's event.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 10:46am

There is a lack of expectation that young adults get cancer, yet it is the number one cause of disease-related death in this age group.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 2:01pm

It’s a familiar refrain among nurses, and one that rings especially true for me: “I knew that I wanted to be a nurse as far back as I can remember.”

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:53am

Remember how much fun you used to have with a coloring book and a box of crayons? Molly Gold, one of six Artists-in-Residence at Roswell Park, says adults are often surprised when they rediscover the activity. “People say, ‘Oh, my gosh, this is so relaxing! I haven’t colored since I was ten years old.’”

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 1:43pm

Although Porsche never went to medical school, she sure knows how to make cancer patients and their families feel better. Porsche, a 6-year-old Goldendoodle, is a new face at Roswell Park. Roswell’s furry friend visits a few times a month as part of the Institute’s Pet Therapy Program, made possible in part by generous donations. During her visits, Porsche trots around the hospital, calmly visiting anyone in need of a pick-me-up, providing unconditional love and a wag of her tail.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:04am

Roswell Park’s Lung Cancer Screening Program for people at high risk for developing lung cancer includes a focused medical history, physical exam, and helical Low Dose CT (LDCT) chest scan. The LDCT is the only screening test proven to reduce lung cancer deaths.