Cancer Talk

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 4:08pm

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center recently announced a new clinical trial of a cancer vaccine. Dr. Kelvin Lee, the Jacobs Family Chair of Immunology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses what the vaccine is all about and what the future holds for additional immunology approaches for a variety of cancers. 

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 3:24pm

By studying the effects of bevacizumab (brand name AvastinTM), a drug currently FDA-approved for use in the treatment of several other cancers, a research team led by the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG)  has laid the groundwork for a possible new trea

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 8:00am

Can "the sunshine vitamin" play a role in preventing and treating cancer? Find out what Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists and clinicians are learning about the inspiring potential of vitamin D for the future of cancer treatment.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 3:33pm

Congratulations to the WNY Breast Resource Center at Roswell Park for 15 years of breast cancer education and support services!

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 5:06pm

Dr. Peter Frederick explains the link between cervical cancer and HPV (human papillomavirus) and the use of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer prevention.

 

Friday, January 27, 2012 - 1:56pm

You may have heard that the mercury in dental fillings is of concern as a possible cause of cancer. But, the next time you find yourself in the dentist chair, you can rest assured that scientific evidence points otherwise. 

What are dental fillings made of? 

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 10:35am

We continue with our posts for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month by sharing some information on the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer. As Dr. Frederick explains in this video, early-stage cervical cancer seldom presents with symptoms.

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 11:22am

All this week we will be featuring posts from Dr. Peter Frederick in recognition of January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In this video, Dr.

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 10:33am

Should boys and men be vaccinated against the HPV virus the same as adolescent girls? Dr. Martin Mahoney of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cancer Prevention office offers his thoughtful contribution to this sometimes debated issue.