We can't let cancer win. It’s more than a campaign slogan. It’s a mindset, a goal, a mission. It unites more than 3,000 people who come to work at Roswell Park each day with a single objective in mind: to understand, prevent and cure cancer.
The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous ruling last week — that companies may no longer patent human genes — resonated across the cancer community, resulting in promising news for cancer patients and researchers.
The past several years of cancer research have been both exciting and promising. Recent developments have allowed us to take steps in improving many cancer treatments. I believe this momentum will continue to accelerate exponentially.
Ovarian cancer is often called the “silent killer” because there is a general lack of awareness of the symptoms of the disease, which are nonspecific and may be confused with less serious gastrointestinal conditions.
As a teen, Donna Warner worshiped the sun from dawn to dusk. Eager to achieve a bronze complexion like her dark-haired siblings, her fair skin took a beating. Ignoring the painful sunburns she often endured, Donna continued to tan for many years.
Nothing can change the caliber of a conversation—or a relationship—quite like cancer. Like an acquaintance we've been trying to avoid, mortality suddenly appears in the room, and from then on, it never leaves.