Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 2:35pm
To help my patients understand myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), I typically start by telling them to think of their blood as a grocery store and their bone marrow as a farm. What if you entered the grocery store, but there wasn’t enough food stocked?
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 4:14pm
If you are diagnosed with a benign brain tumor, you’re not alone. About 700,000 Americans are living with a brain tumor, and 80% of primary brain tumors — tumors that began in the brain and did not spread from somewhere else in the body — are benign. But if a tumor is not cancerous, do you have to do anything about it?
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:35pm
When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick. First her doctors thought she had a cold or mono, and then a stomach bug. Then, on her 11th birthday, her lymph nodes became the size of baseballs. Her blood work showed that her white blood cell count was through the roof.
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 1:45pm
What do you do when — after planning your life and working hard to achieve your dreams — your plans are interrupted by cancer?
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:42pm
One spring day in 2012, Janice woke up with a horrible headache. Because her mom had had a brain aneurysm at a young age, Janice paid attention and called her husband.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:00am
Cancer Research & News
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have made another step toward personalizing cancer treatment while reducing the toxicity of certain cancer drugs using simple, noninvasive blood tests.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:24am
Cancer Research & News
From the day Roswell Park was founded in 1898, we’ve focused exclusively on understanding, preventing and treating cancer. But along the way, our work has led to major benefits for patients with other medical conditions — and created valuable tools for researchers in other fields of healthcare. Here are just five examples.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 8:00am
As summer approaches and people head off to favorite destination spots, you may wonder if you can pack a bag and join them. Here's what you need to know.