Cancer Talk

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 1:45pm

A hallmark of a comprehensive cancer center — comprehensive and multidisciplinary care — means that specialists from different medical disciplines collaborate to plan, evaluate and deliver cancer treatment. At Roswell Park, this means that you don’t have just one oncologist, but that you have a cancer care team of specialists — surgical, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and others — who work together on your personal treatment plan.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 8:49am
Wigs, it turns out, aren’t ready-to-wear right off the shelf. They come with lots of extra hair that needs to be thinned, trimmed and sometimes layered. That’s where professional hairstylists Jeff Lindner and LaFondra Martin come in.
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:32am

Getting tissue samples or biopsies from the lungs and nearby lymph nodes can be tricky business.

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 9:00am

A combination of two immunotherapy drugs shows promise in treating patients with skin cancer that has spread to the brain, according to a study published this week the New England Journal of Medicine. Results of a clinical trial in 94 patients from 28 centers across the United States, in

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 2:58pm

Leigh Leibel is a journalist and mind-body specialist in integrative oncology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. Join us on Saturday, September 15, for Chapter 2: A Cancer Survivor's Workshop for Living Your Best Life, where Leigh will deliver her keynote address, “Reposition Your Relationship With Your Thoughts: Practical Strategies for Cancer Survivors.” 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 4:21pm

Cancer patients and their families and friends may look for books that offer hope, encouragement, and guidance. Our experts at Roswell Park put together this reading list full of insightful and educational books to help those living with or around cancer find comfort and inspiration when it's most needed.

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:05am
We get electrolytes from what we eat and drink. Electrolyte levels are measured in blood tests, and the levels must stay within a fairly small range, or serious problems may arise.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:56pm

In the age of digital information it can be hard to find trustworthy sources. For any given topic there's a countless number of blogs, articles or videos clamoring for your attention with flashy headlines.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:31pm
Once a month, Kathy Halliday of Snyder, N.Y. comes to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center laden with armfuls of donations, items she made with her own two hands, to be given to patients in need of warmth or spiritual comfort.