Cancer Talk

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:00am
Cancer Research & News

We have heard lots of information lately about talcum powder use and the risk of ovarian cancer.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 5:05pm
Cancer Support

Hormone therapy causes side effects that can have a serious impact on the patient's quality of life, but men are often reluctant to talk about them or ask for help. A new education group aims to get the word out: "There is hope."

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:57pm
Cancer Research & News

“Initially, ovarian cancer, melanoma, and some sarcomas are the three main targets,” says Dr. Koya, “but the clinical trial is open for patients with other cancers who meet the eligibility requirements."

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:21pm
Patient Stories

My son, David, was 13 years old when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). My husband and I are both medical professionals, and cancer never entered our minds when David exhibited signs of fatigue, sore throat and listlessness. 

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:26am
Cancer Research & News

Collected last week from a patient with late-stage ovarian cancer, these are not ordinary T cells; they have been altered and multiplied in the hope that when they are given back to her, they will launch a devastating attack on her cancer cells. 

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:05am
Cancer Support

Cancer treatments such as drug or radiation therapies can cause mouth problems by directly damaging the tissues in your mouth and/or by weakening your immune system, which normally protects your mouth. Here's how you can keep your mouth healthy and happy.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 5:13pm
Life & Wellness

At Roswell Park, doctors and interdisciplinary teams work year-round to help women become more aware of the different gynecological cancers, providing support with resources and strategies to prevent and lower risks for these cancers.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:20am
Cancer Support

For the past three years, Barb Murak has been an unofficial messenger for Roswell Park patients who are recovering from a blood or marrow transplant (BMT). Pulling a handcart filled with art supplies, from time to time the Artist-in-Residence stops by an inpatient room to deliver a surprise. “Knock, knock!” she calls out. “You’ve got mail!”