Cancer Talk

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 3:02pm

It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin spice is everywhere, the leaves are crunching underfoot and the geese are flying for warmer weather. As you look around, you will also see pink everywhere – on NFL players, on packages in stores and on light posts on Main Street:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:16pm

When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, my boyfriend Michael and I were still in the beginning stages of our relationship.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 1:03pm
What comes to mind when you think of fall? Probably cooling temperatures, changing leaves, Halloween, and of course, pumpkins!
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
Sarcoma is a rare cancer — accounting for just 1% of adult cancers — and it arises from the tissues that “glue” the body together — bone, muscle, fat, tendons, blood vessels, lymph vessels, nerves and joint tissue. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a sarcoma, it’s important to understand what makes it different from the majority of cancers.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:33pm
If you are a cancer patient, telling your friends, family and coworkers that you have cancer, talking about treatment and its challenges, and asking for help can be difficult, but research suggests that having a good support system during treatment can be extremely helpful and even improve cancer outcomes.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:33pm
We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:39am

We all know what it’s like to get hit by the flu. The muscle aches and fever make us want to stay in bed for a few days until we recuperate. However, for those who are fighting cancer, the flu can lead to far more serious complications.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 8:00am
Chronic and acute leukemias are completely different diseases, and they progress at different speeds. The way they’re treated can be very different.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 11:54am

It was 2005, and 47-year-old Rick Crowley had a lump growing in his neck. The first biopsy indicated that it was benign, but his doctors in Olean, New York, were not convinced. A good thing, too: The second biopsy found cancer.