RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:29pm

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (September) is the perfect time for women to make sure they understand their risk for ovarian cancer.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 3:22pm

The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t play a role. Instead, it’s usually the result of DNA changes in cells that take place very early in life.

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has a thyroid gland, and, despite the lack of a screening test for the disease, understanding and recognizing the signs and symptoms is key to catching it early.

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 1:22pm

More than 80 percent of children beat cancer and go on to lead happy, productive adult lives.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:04am

Brandee Aquilino, PsyD, MA, and Kristen Fix, LMSW, joined this week's Roswellness Radio to discuss childhood cancers and their effect on not only the patient, but the entire family.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:19am

It’s become a running joke in our family: “Hey, give us a break. We don’t know what we’re doing. After all, this is our first brain tumor!”

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 11:34am

Ovarian and gynecological cancers are both nationally recognized throughout the month of September.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 3:57pm

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and is also celebrated as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:51am

If you smoke, quit. It will be the smartest decision you make on your journey to fight cancer. There’s nothing more damaging to your treatment and overall health than tobacco use. The sooner you quit the better.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 3:27pm

Occupational therapists (OT) are part of the rehabilitation team at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and we focus on assisting patients with optimizing their functional independence.