RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:16pm
Prevention & Screening
Asbestos, mold and radon: three hazardous substances you never want to find in your home. While all three can be removed and remediated by trained professionals, radon is different, because you can’t see, smell or taste it. That doesn't mean radon is harmless. If left untreated, it can be hazardous to your family’s health. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:35pm
Patient Stories
More than two years ago, when Dr. Bain told me I had pancreatic cancer, my first thought was that nothing can take my 81 years away from me. I’ve had a long, happy life and know what it’s like to overcome hardships and learn important lessons.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:57pm
Cancer Research & News
Surgery remains the primary treatment for early-stage lung cancer, and most commonly that means a procedure called lobectomy, which removes about one-third to one-half of the lung with the tumor. It’s the one treatment that offers patients with lung cancer their best option for prolonged survival.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Cancer Research & News

Pathologists are key partners of the medical team whose investigations and findings are essential to successful surgical and treatment plans for cancer patients.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:31pm
Life & Wellness
More than a century after his death, the legacy of Dr. Roswell Park remains strong. Today, Nov. 13, 2017, Buffalo Business First will induct him into the inaugural class of the Western New York Business Hall of Fame, which recognizes the region’s preeminent business leaders and innovators from the 1800s to the present. Here’s a brief introduction to this remarkable man.
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 12:43pm
Patient Stories
Cancer Research & News
Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are called the zebra of cancers because they are rare, and behave very differently from other cancer types. While NETs are typically small and slow growing, they can develop anywhere in the body, most commonly the stomach, intestines, pancreas, lungs and liver. Since they don’t show up on typical PET scans, finding them at early stages or detecting metastasis is difficult.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 9:00am
Cancer Research & News

The fact that you live in a particular country or community should not impact your ability to get good care for cancer.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:59pm
Cancer Support
SafeGait® provides a safer environment for patients by catching their body weight if they begin to wobble or fall.