RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:34am
Cancer Support
There are many advantages to seeking treatment for pancreatic cancer at a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, where doctors specialize and are experienced in treating pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer specialists often take a coordinated approach to treatment, providing a team of medical professionals to develop a personalized care plan for each patient.
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:42am
Cancer Support

You may find it tough to discuss some aspects of cancer, both physical and emotional, with someone who has not been through the same struggles. Cancer coaches provide a unique level of empathy and understanding by sharing their own experiences as cancer survivors. 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 11:48am
Cancer Research & News

Because BRCA mutations are strongly linked to breast and ovarian cancer, they have been studied more widely in women than in men — and women are more likely than men to be referred by their doctors for genetic testing. But BRCA mutations are associated with many types of cancer, and men are also at risk.

A new agent, gallium-68 dotatate (Netspot®), recently FDA-approved and available at Roswell Park, can be used as a PET tracer instead of the glucose to identify carcinoid tumors significantly better than any currently available ima
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 10:02am
Prevention & Screening

A new agent, gallium-68 dotatate (Netspot®), recently FDA-approved and available at Roswell Park, can be used as a PET tracer instead of the glucose to identify carcinoid tumorseven very small lesionssignificantly better than any currently available imaging.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:43am
Patient Stories

I hope my story can help someone else, especially other young moms. So many people are depending on you, and it can feel so overwhelming. You’re tired and emotional, but you have to be strong in front of your kids. You don’t want them to worry, and that alone makes it doubly exhausting. 

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 5:07pm
Patient Stories

Last winter, I had a sudden-onset headache. My primary care physician sent me to a specialist, who ordered multiple scans, and the next thing I knew, I was being told I had a meningioma, a benign brain tumor.  

We’re initiating a series of new cancer research clinical trials involving checkpoint inhibitors, chimeric antigen receptor t-cell (CAR T) therapies and novel therapeutic vaccines.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
Cancer Research & News

Read part I of our series about the new complex immunotherapy trials available here at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 4:16pm
Life & Wellness

Whether you’re lactose-intolerant, vegan or just looking to switch up your milk routine, milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and different flavors to keep things interesting. The grocery store shelves can get a little overwhelming with all the different choices.

Testicular cancer survivor, J.G., shares his experience and how CancerCon helped him get his life back on track.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:01pm
Patient Stories

Young adult survivor, J.G., shares his experience with testicular cancer and how the largest, annual young adult cancer convention helped him get his life back on track.