RPCI Cancer Talk

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 11:06am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer Support
Endocrine therapy can be as important to your breast cancer treatment as chemotherapy. If you’re struggling to take your hormonal therapy as prescribed, we want to help address the issues that are making compliance difficult.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 4:42pm
Prevention & Screening
Pancreatic cysts are water or mucus filled structures in the pancreas, similar to cysts that appear in other parts of the body. The most common cause of benign (non-cancerous) cysts is pancreatitis, an inflammation of the pancreas.
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.