Did you know that Roswell Park has its very own Blood Donor Center? Dr. Joanne Becker, Clinical Chief, Division of Laboratory Medicine, Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Medical Director, Blood Bank and Therapeutic Apheresis Unit, explains the need for blood products among cancer patients at Roswell Park and how the products are collected and used.
Most people know that mammography is the primary method used for the detection of breast cancer, but what if your doctor recommends MRI, or magnetic resonance imaging? When is breast MRI necessary? How is it different from mammography?
What plans does Roswell Park accept and are there any co-pays you should especially review before signing on to a plan for January?
As the holiday season approaches, many people with cancer and the loved ones that surround them may ask themselves how they will handle this time of year.
Ever wonder if the neighbor smoking in the apartment next door could be doing you harm? Andrew Hyland, PhD, explains findings of ongoing research at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center about the harmful effects of secondhand smoke in shared-living environments.
Trying to watch your waistline over the holidays? Roswell Park's Linda Leising, Registered Dietitian, offers some practical tips for eating healthy and dealing with tasty temptations over the holiday season.
Roswell Park's Mary Reid, PhD, discusses advances in spiral CT scanning and how it may help diagnose cancers earlier in adults most at risk for lung cancer—extending life.
Welcome to the premiere installment of Roswell Park Cancer Talk. We plan to share blog posts with you every week on a different cancer subject. You can expect to hear from a lot of us at Roswell Park, since we want to feature as many of our doctors and healthcare experts as possible.