RPCI Cancer Talk

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:43am
Patient Stories

I hope my story can help someone else, especially other young moms. So many people are depending on you, and it can feel so overwhelming. You’re tired and emotional, but you have to be strong in front of your kids. You don’t want them to worry, and that alone makes it doubly exhausting. 

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 5:07pm
Patient Stories

Last winter, I had a sudden-onset headache. My primary care physician sent me to a specialist, who ordered multiple scans, and the next thing I knew, I was being told I had a meningioma, a benign brain tumor.  

We’re initiating a series of new cancer research clinical trials involving checkpoint inhibitors, chimeric antigen receptor t-cell (CAR T) therapies and novel therapeutic vaccines.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
Cancer Research & News

Read part I of our series about the new complex immunotherapy trials available here at Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 4:16pm
Life & Wellness

Whether you’re lactose-intolerant, vegan or just looking to switch up your milk routine, milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and different flavors to keep things interesting. The grocery store shelves can get a little overwhelming with all the different choices.

Testicular cancer survivor, J.G., shares his experience and how CancerCon helped him get his life back on track.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:01pm
Patient Stories

Young adult survivor, J.G., shares his experience with testicular cancer and how the largest, annual young adult cancer convention helped him get his life back on track.

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:00am
Life & Wellness

If you’re looking for fun ways to lead a healthier lifestyle, the BNMC is a good place to start.

"Light" smoking still carries risks. Light and low tar cigarettes may increase a smoker’s risk of developing lung adenocarcinoma.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 8:54am
Cancer Research & News

Some smokers — lured by the promise of a “safer” cigarette — switched to “light” cigarettes rather than quitting. But evidence strongly suggests that "light" cigarettes may actually increase a smoker’s risk of developing a type of non-small cell lung cancer called lung adenocarcinoma.

Lung cancer may seem like the most obvious cancer risk for firefighters, but it's not the only one.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:41pm
Life & Wellness

When they're out protecting the lives of other people, firefighters put themselves at risk for many types of cancer. Here are some practical steps for reducing that risk.