RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Prevention & Screening
Before you raise your glass, find out about the link between drinking alcohol and the risk of getting cancer.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 4:36pm
Prevention & Screening

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has a thyroid gland. Because there is no screening test for the disease, it's critical to understand and recognize the signs and symptoms so we can catch it early. Fortunately, thyroid cancers that are detected early are highly curable.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:04am
Cancer Support

A voice-activated speaker is proving very popular among patients in a pilot program in Roswell Park's Blood & Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Center. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:09pm
Cancer Support

Whether your inpatient stay is short-term or longer, follow these tips to avoid surprises and make your time with us more comfortable:

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 3:21pm
Prevention & Screening

How often do you need a colonoscopy? When should you begin having mammograms? It can be difficult to keep track of which tests you need and when, and whether a family member’s cancer diagnosis affects your risk.

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 4:35pm
Cancer Research & News

Find out what "orphan drug status" is and what it means for the cancer vaccine SurVaxM, currently under development at Roswell Park.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:05am
Cancer Support

From questions about what causes bladder cancer ("Why Is This Happening to Me?") to practical tips for recovering after surgery, a book created by Roswell Park experts covers all the bases for patients and their caregivers. 

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 1:37pm
Prevention & Screening

Let’s face it: no cancer is a good cancer. But if you do get cancer, being diagnosed at Stage 0 might be considered a best-case scenario. This year, an estimated 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, with 63,410 of those women being diagnosed with "in situ" breast cancer, often referred to as Stage 0.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 3:22pm
Prevention & Screening

Getting a yearly screening mammogram is one of the most important things women over the age of 40 can do for their health.