RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:41pm

I love what I do for a living. How many people are able to say that and actually mean it? I consider myself one of the lucky few because I am a nurse at Roswell Park.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:29am

The incidence of breast cancer increases with age and is highest among white women. However, African-American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other group.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:55pm

From the time she was four years old, carrying a plastic toy nurses’ kit, Pamela Paplham, DNP, AOCNP, FNP-BC, knew she wanted to spend her life helping people.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:15am

A large collaborative study provided new, stronger evidence that women can reduce their risk of aggressive forms of breast cancer by breastfeeding their babies.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 1:19pm

The Adolescent and Young Adult Program at Roswell Park recognizes the unique circumstances related to lifestyle, work, school, family life, and social development that AYAs face when living with cancer.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 4:12pm

More than 20 years ago, Megan Johnson was fighting for her life as a pediatric patient at Roswell Park.

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 2:50pm

A cancer diagnosis starts with a biopsy - the process of taking suspicious tissue or fluid and studying it under a microscope. A pathologist examines the tissue or fluid and prepares a pathology report. Think of this report as a cancer profile.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 1:52pm

No. Hookah smoking is no safer than smoking a cigarette.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:53pm

Juicing is a current health trend that is gaining popularity. But before you invest in a juicing machine, it is good to be aware of the potential positive and negative aspects to juicing.