Cancer Talk

Our Gynecologic Oncologists Answer Some of the Internet's Most-Searched Questions Related to Cervical Cancer
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 3:03pm

You ask the Internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers. Gynecologic oncologists, Stacey Akers, MD, FACOG and Peter Frederick, MD, FACOG, sat down to answer some of the Internet's most-searched questions related to cervical cancer prevention, screening and treatment.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:35pm
There wasn’t chocolate, champagne, or rose petals, there was just his hand holding mine and never letting go. His presence and unwavering support meant more to me than a silly, store-bought gift.
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:54am
When you’re a teenager, your whole life is in front of you. Luci Takas was a varsity swimmer, an avid skier and CrossFit athlete. Then something didn’t seem right.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

The same screening test that helped cut the number of cervical cancer deaths in half over the past 30 years is now being offered at Roswell Park to protect people at high risk of developing anal cancer.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:53pm

A cancer diagnosis can make you view life differently. Check out what our Facebook followers say cancer taught them. 

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 12:17pm

David Prince, now 76, recalls the wonderful road trips he took with his family when he was a child. “My father had a fascination with visiting cemeteries, and I remember being impressed by the lists of accomplishments that filled row after row of tombstones.”

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 8:00am
One of Dr. Guru's goals was to use the gallery as a laboratory, to determine scientifically whether viewing artwork could help patients heal physically, psychologically and emotionally after cancer surgery.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 8:00am
"When I walk into the gallery and connect with a work of art, it becomes a spiritual experience for me."
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 1:30pm

While most cancers occur sporadically, and are caused by gene changes that happen during your lifetime, approximately 5 to 10% of all cancers are due to an inherited genetic change, called a mutation, to specific genes.