RPCI Cancer Talk

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 2:05pm

On October 15, 1992, I was diagnosed with stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Upon hearing that news, I went completely numb and silent as we drove over to my parents to break the news. I could not bring myself to look or speak to them, as I was in complete shock.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:39pm
Growing pains are present during toddler and pre-teen years, but if the pain persists, it might be something more serious. Our blog explains what is typically the first symptom of bone cancer in children, and provides advice on when to call the doctor.

As kids grow, their muscles, tendons and ligaments grow as well. So when they complain about aches and pains, it’s often due to the rapid pace of their developing bodies. But if the pain persists, or the pain is coupled with other ailments, it might be something more serious.

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 3:04pm
Next time you’re on the Roswell Park campus with some extra time, see if you can solve these clues and find each object.
Next time you’re on the Roswell Park campus with some extra time, see if you can solve these clues and find each object. Scroll down for an answer key and fun facts!
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 5:22pm
Will and Jenifer Shine at The Ride for Roswell
There are so many ways in which people choose to give to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, from donating to a participant of The Ride for Roswell to creating an annual event of their own. As varied as the ways of giving may be, the stories that fuel that desire to help are even more diverse.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
Young local artist displays work in Roswell Park's Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center
The first time you step into the Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center at Roswell Park, you might assume you’ve entered an upscale art gallery.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 4:20pm
As guest blogger Mary explains, there is no one-size-fits-all approach on how to deal with fear of missing out, or FOMO.
FOMO, the abbreviated slang meaning “fear of missing out,” is a huge mental and emotional side effect of being a young adult cancer survivor and represents just a sliver of the unique challenges we have to face during and well after the fight of our lives.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:49pm
Ovarian Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know Following the FDA's Alert
An ovarian cancer test, CA125 is a reliable tool when used correctly. That is the message from Roswell Park following an FDA alert regarding the use of this common blood test.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:56pm
Choosing the right health care coverage is one of the most important decisions you can make for you and your family.
Choosing the right health care coverage is one of the most important decisions you can make for you and your family. It’s essential for you to fully understand your options and choose a provider that is best for your current and future health care needs.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 12:38pm
Roswell Park's Director of Pastoral Care, Beth Lenegan, explains that rituals, whether religious or secular, have an important place in human society.

Our Director of Pastoral Care may spend her weekdays comforting and supporting patients, families and employees, but on the weekend she has another passion – football!

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 3:19pm
Roswell Park has tremendous talent and tools to contribute to the Cancer Moonshot effort. The Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel recently released its key recommendations and Candace Johnson, PhD, President & CEO, explains how Roswell Park is contributing.
The report released yesterday by the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel, a group convened by Vice President Biden last winter, highlighted some big ideas and high-impact opportunities in oncology.