Cancer Talk

Survivor Squad Member Kayla is Grateful for Everything She Has
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:35pm
Patient Stories
When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick. First her doctors thought she had a cold or mono, and then a stomach bug. Then, on her 11th birthday, her lymph nodes became the size of baseballs. Her blood work showed that her white blood cell count was through the roof.
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:49am
With stereotactic body radiotherapy, we can intensify treatment with less overall radiation exposure and fewer treatments. For the patient, this means improved convenience and quality of life and reduced costs, especially beneficial for patients who do not live nearby.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:04am
As we celebrate the 120th anniversary of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, we recognize that what we have accomplished would have been impossible without the financial support of our community.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:28pm
Cancer Support
For cancer patients, a needle prick is never just a needle prick. Getting blood drawn can come with fear and anxiety about what the results may show.
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 11:56am
Dr. James Elam not only established Roswell Park's Anesthesiology Department, he promoted the concept of rescue breathing as a standard rescue technique.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 11:37am
Cancer Support
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you’re not alone. Half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will be diagnosed with the disease at some point. While no one is ever prepared for a cancer diagnosis, following these tips can help you learn more about your diagnosis, choose the right treatment, and find your way forward to better health.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:25pm
Cancer Support
Among the more than 450 active volunteers at Roswell Park is a dedicated mother-daughter duo who have made a special impact on patients.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 2:04pm
Cancer Support
I knew Brian from refereeing ice hockey. Our group of friends had been involved in youth hockey for decades; we were a close and giving community. Then, about 11 years ago, Brian was diagnosed with cancer.
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:54am
Cancer Support
Scalp cooling has shown some success in reducing/preventing hair loss on the head during chemotherapy. How does it work? What are the side effects?