Cancer Talk

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:46am
Keto, Atkins, South Beach, Zone. If you’re considering a fad diet, remember that some are ineffective at best, and others can actually be dangerous. Here are some red flags to watch for.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 8:00am
If you ever become too sick to communicate clearly, who will make decisions about your healthcare? Advance directives are a helpful planning tool for everyone, regardless of current health, and the forms are free.
How Long Can You Live with Melanoma, Dr. Igor Puzanov of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center explains.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 2:40pm
“We are starting to cure melanoma, and it’s very exciting. We’re doing great things and hopefully people won’t have to die from this diagnosis anymore.”
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 11:52am

If you've ever spent time in a hospital — as an inpatient or visitor — you've probably seen volunteers offering communion and other religious services to patients.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 3:53pm
You ask the internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers. James Mohler, MD, Professor of Oncology, and Chair of the NCCN Prostate Cancer Guideline Committee, and Eric Kauffman, MD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to prostate cancer.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 4:53pm

If you’ve undergone cancer treatment at Roswell Park and needed a mediport to deliver treatment and draw blood, you’ve probably met one of our interventional radiology phy

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Juanita McClain has battled sickle cell disease her entire life. She’s coped with multiple surgeries, including having her gallbladder removed at age 11, and has lost track of the number of times she’s been hospitalized with pneumonia. Still, despite the hardships,  she advocates tirelessly for others with sickle cell disease, encouraging them to seek better health and find the support they need. Juanita is a sickle cell warrior.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:43am
Participating in screening and early detection events is key to catching cancer early and we’re here to help you and those you love be proactive about their health.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00am
American children are getting fatter every year. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep and too much time sitting in front of electronic devices have snowballed into a health crisis with no end in sight. Just 25 years ago, 10% of kids between ages 2-19 were overweight or obese. Today that number is 18.5% and climbing.