RPCI Cancer Talk

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 2:09pm

I was 24 years old and dating the man of my dreams. The first year of our relationship was perfect. But when I was 25, I started to get sick. I had monthly doctor’s appointments for an entire year to figure out what was wrong.

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 1:15pm

The human papillomavirus, or HPV, continues to be a preventable cause of many cancer cases across the globe. The most common type of cancer associated with HPV is cervical cancer, but it can also cause anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile and some kinds of throat cancer.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 2:05pm

Stock up on winter squash this year to receive many health benefits! Squash contains a number of essential nutrients that can play an important role in your diet.

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 9:47am

Roswell Park changed my life. From the moment I walked through the doors, I knew it was a place I wanted to work.

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:02pm

A cancer diagnosis isn’t a reason to stop being vigilant when it comes to prevention. In fact, cancer patients have even more reason to be on guard, because they usually have a higher risk for infection or for developing other types of cancer.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:03pm

Last year, Roswell Park served over 31,000 active patients — more than ever before. To meet the needs of that growing population, in 2014 the Institute launched new services to provide the most advanced patient care.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 10:18am

Some days it’s hard to stay strong. I get emotional when I see families crying or patients struggling to cope with their illness. I feel for the moms who miss their child’s school event because of surgery or the young patients who are scared for their future.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 3:57pm

Childhood obesity can have both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being. We develop our eating habits (and many other habits and behaviors) during childhood, so obesity frequently becomes a lifelong issue.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:40pm

Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face one of just a few options for their treatment plan: watchful waiting—having their physician monitor the level of their prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, to ensure it doesn’t rise incrementally—or curative therapy, usually surgery.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:42pm

Cancer disparities exist in minority communities across the country, including in Native American populations. One of Roswell Park’s newest faculty members, Rodney Haring, PhD, LMSW, has devoted much of his adult life to understanding Native American health research.