RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 2:01pm

Prior to treatment, all patients will have access to in-house fertility counseling thanks to a new oncofertility program established by Roswell Park’s AYA Department, Buffalo IVF and the University at Buffalo.

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 3:25pm

As a teenager, I had my heart set on joining the Peace Corps. I grew up in the U.S. Virgin Islands and met people from all walks of life who inspired me to give back. I wanted to travel the world and help those in need.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:49am

Growing up, I never planned on being a nurse. I am shy and squeamish around blood — two unusual characteristics for an RN. But with a knack for math and science, I took a chance on nursing.

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 10:13am

Every couple faces challenges throughout the course of a relationship, but nobody expects cancer to be one of them.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 3:04pm

Everything happened so quickly—the trip to the emergency room, the diagnosis of immunoblastic large cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma, surgery to partially remove the very large tumor in his chest cavity, multiple courses of chemotherapy.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:54am

“Cancer affects so many people’s lives and we have the ability to develop new and novel treatment therapies for these patients. It’s something that keeps you motivated to do more.”

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:00pm

The shocking news of a cancer diagnosis is often followed by the daunting task of selecting a surgeon.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 8:47am

Hearing that you or a loved one has cancer can feel terrifying and overwhelming. First, take a deep breath.  And another. Deep breathing is one way to help reduce stress so that you can better cope with the challenges ahead.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:56am

Pain is one of the unfortunate realities of battling cancer. Whether it comes with the disease, or as a result of treatment, pain can be a major obstacle patients face while fighting cancer.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:40pm

When an oncologist creates a care plan for a cancer patient, we consider many aspects of the individual, including his or her age, other health problems and existing risk factors.