RPCI Cancer Talk

These easy watermelon recipes will help you stay cool during the summer months.
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
It’s been an exceptionally hot summer. So it helps to have an easy, go-to treat to stay cool. Watermelon never disappoints. But with a little imagination – and minimal effort – you can take your melon to the next level.
Chemopause, or early menopause induced by cancer treatment, is a realistic concern for women under 40. The most common cause of treatment-induced ovarian failure is chemotherapy.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 8:00am

If you’re a woman under 40, you’re probably not thinking about menopause. But for young women who have had cancer, treatment-induced ovarian failure – often referred to as “chemopause” – is a very realistic concern.

Dr. Edwin Mirand
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:53pm

In 1951, Edwin A. Mirand, PhD, DSc became a permanent employee of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. What would have been impossible to know at the time was just how permanent a fixture he would truly become.

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 2:22pm
During my own cancer journey, I’ve learned a lot about the importance of asking questions and getting multiple opinions. I had to be my own advocate to ensure the best possible care. Otherwise, my outcome might have been very different.
Cheryl's eyes were opened to the dangers of skin cancer after the spot on her arm turned to be melanoma. Her cancerous mole now removed, she encourages others to practice sun safety and undergo regular skin checks.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 3:35pm

I had the day off from work and was busy putting together a special anniversary dinner for my husband. In the midst of chopping vegetables, I heard my cell phone ring but couldn’t reach it in time. I’d missed a call from my dermatologist. 

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 11:10am

For me, the negative results meant we still couldn’t pinpoint what was wrong, and I'd have to be poked and prodded with more needles.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 4:35pm
Whether your summer plans include a beach vacation, a long-awaited fishing trip, or just working in the garden, you’ll need to protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet rays — UVA (long wave) and UVB (short wave).
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
Exercise. You know it’s good for you. It helps keep you limber, reduces stress, improves mood and self-confidence, sharpens memory and helps to keep you healthy and in good shape.