RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm

Watermelon is a great food to include in your summer meals. In addition to being a fat-free and salt-free refreshing fruit, it is a great source of Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Lycopene.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 3:30pm

What is often most difficult in the general treatment of lung cancers is understanding the specific complexities of each unique case. For decades, doctors and the medical community alike have lumped all lung cancers together as one entity.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 1:18pm

Over the last four years, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has conducted workshops in Nigeria on an ongoing basis to share our knowledge, resources and skills with patients and doctors in less privileged countries. 

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 1:06pm

It’s no secret that a healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent cancer.

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 2:34pm

Video games get a bad rap for enabling a couch-potato mentality. But for adolescent and young adult cancer patients, gaming could be just what the doctor ordered.

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 3:12pm

Many people believe the fight against cancer begins at diagnosis. Actually, it starts well before that with exercise, healthy lifestyle choices and diet. Proper nutrition is a preventative anti-cancer foundation.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:57am

Last May, after severe leg pain drove 23-year-old Kevan Busa to the emergency room in Syracuse, N.Y., he learned that he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Without treatment, doctors said, he wouldn’t live two weeks.

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 8:57am

Squamous cell carcinoma hit the local spotlight last month when former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly announced his diagnosis, isolated in his upper jaw. About 55,000 Americans will be diagnosed with this disease in 2013.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 8:12am

If you heard hoofbeats, what animal would you think of? A horse, right? It’s the most obvious answer.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:44am

Cancer is a life-altering experience. The body, mind and spirit undergo a great deal of stress that can raise questions about the future and human existence — What is the meaning of life? Why are we here?