RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 9:43am

Vishal Gupta, MD, is driven to go above and beyond. Last year he rode 30 miles in The Ride For Roswell; this year he plans to double that mileage.

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:15pm

On December 5th, 2013, my brave little brother, David, succumbed in his battle with brain cancer. His doctors had originally given him six months following the appearance of his first, aggressive tumor; he lived for two and a half years. And when I say he lived, he really lived.

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 9:49am

Summertime is right around the corner and with it comes the potential to overindulge in food and drink. Between family get-togethers, with their spread of delicious foods, and the call of the ice cream truck on warm summer nights, it can be hard to maintain good eating habits.

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 3:14pm

Although I am a new faculty member in Department of Medicine at Roswell Park, I’m actually undergoing my second turn as a physician at this wonderful institute.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:26pm

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) may sound like something out of science fiction, but PDT is actually a highly targeted, minimally invasive way of treating many cancers.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:58pm

Sixty-seven Western New York high school students, all with aspirations of one day saving lives, had the opportunity of a lifetime this year as part of the inaugural Greater Buffalo Junior Robotic Surgeon Challenge.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:29am

Testicular cancer is most prominent in men 15-35 but can strike at any age. When caught early and treated properly, it has a 90 percent cure rate. Men can up their odds of successful recovery through education and early detection.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:04am

I didn’t know much about cancer when I was growing up. My family never talked about it in front of the children. So, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, I was shocked to learn that over the years, many of my relatives also had cancer.  And too many of them had died from it.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:57pm

Many dietary studies have been done showing the connection between nutrition and cancer.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 3:09pm

Roswell Park volunteers exude compassion and generosity – qualities that impact the lives of our patients and inspire hope and positivity. They see every task as an opportunity to extend kindness to those in need.