RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 9:21am
Cancer Support
Art helps reduce stress by providing a happy distraction from medical worries. Now Roswell Park is introducing new ways for patients and visitors to enjoy the creations of Western New York's talented artists.
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:43pm
Cancer Research & News

Green fields and forests might feel like the furthest thing from the sterile, bright, high-tech rooms where modern medical research is performed, so it’s easy to forget that it was outside, in those green spaces, where medicine got its start.

Preventing Pneumonia - Simple steps for breathing easier after surgery
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:35am
Coughing removes particles, mucus, irritants or fluids from the lungs. Coughs may be caused by something in the air, such as cooking fumes, perfume or spices, or it may be related to congestion caused by a cold, allergies or a respiratory infection. In general, coughing is your body’s way of responding to irritation and is usually considered normal and healthy. But sometimes a persistent cough is a warning sign of something more complex, including lung cancer.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:37am
Cancer Support
Acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal products, aromatherapy, yoga and meditation are just a few examples of complementary therapies. Learn more at the first Wellness Wednesday on Jan. 17.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 8:58am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer can occur when certain normal genes are "switched on or off" as a result of environmental epigenetics — influences that occur throughout your life. Some drugs have already been developed to correct the on/off switch for some types of cancer.
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:30am
Prevention & Screening
Before you raise your glass, find out about the link between drinking alcohol and the risk of getting cancer.
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 3:06pm
Childhood cancer rates have been rising slightly: in the United States, 10,380 children under the age of 15 were diagnosed in 2016. And there are still a lot of unknowns about why children get cancer.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:24pm
Patient Stories
There was a point in my journey when I said, “That’s it; I give up.” This cancer is so different from others, and I felt that no one knew what I was going through – emotionally, physically or spiritually. I looked different and I couldn’t eat. The feeding tube was one of the hardest parts for me.