RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:00am
If you had told Craig Wittmann back in 2009 that he would be cycling across New York State, he would have been thrilled, but also skeptical. That’s because at that time, the husband and father of two was in the fight of his life with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:37am

It’s open enrollment season, the time of year to reevaluate your heath care coverage. There are a number of things to consider and compare when choosing a plan. Asking the right questions and understanding industry terms will help simplify the process and make you a savvy consumer.

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:48am
We are approaching that bittersweet time of year when we gain an hour of sleep but lose an hour of sunlight. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, most Americans will set their clocks back one hour as daylight saving time ends.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 3:24pm
Perched on a steel pontoon in the Niagara River, a snowy owl gazes directly at the viewer, curious but cautious, during a brief stopover on a winter flight. Seen through the lens of Buffalo photographer Laird Robertson, the serene and magical moment is captured in a photo now on display in the Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Roswell Park.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 1:42pm
Going through treatment for cancer is hard, but I also faced the challenge of getting my medical care at Roswell Park covered by my health insurance. If I can help even one patient learn from my experience, then this will be a success.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:29pm
Roswell Park is opening a clinical trial to study the CIMAvax-EGF® vaccine, a cancer treatment that was developed in Cuba. It will be used to treat lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer death worldwide. This vaccine trial is innovative in three significant ways.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:18pm
After a recent appointment at Roswell Park, I was suddenly awash with emotion, almost on the verge of tears. My brain was flooded with the enormity of my entire experience, starting of course with the brutal reality that I was diagnosed with breast cancer at 36.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:42pm

Elizabeth and Miranda are two friends with a unique story. They happened to meet years ago in Uganda, Africa during a study abroad trip and Peace Corps program, respectively. Eventually, the pals separated and made their way back to different states in the U.S.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 4:48pm
For every amazing, caring friend, there’s another who has drifted away. The one who wholeheartedly promised, “if you need anything, I’m here,” and wasn’t. There are just some friends, for whatever reason, who won’t be there for you, even if you really want them or need them in your corner.
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 12:20pm
Matt Krueger discusses how his coworkers dealt with his cancer in the workplace.
When a co-worker reveals that they are battling cancer, it can be difficult to know what to say or how to act.