For National Cancer Prevention Month, we asked our cancer experts for some proactive steps that you can take to reduce the cancer risk for yourself and your loved ones. Here are four pieces of advice to help you reduce your risk for many diseases, including breast, lung, skin, GYN and oral cancer.
This month, pick an herb or spice that you might not use very often and try using it when you cook. To get you started, here are just a few examples of flavorful herbs and spices — and some recipes for tasty dishes!
Roswell Park patients who enrolled in clinical trials provided critical information that led to FDA approval of Herceptin (breast cancer), Gleevec (leukemia), Yervoy (melanoma) and other drugs — and consequently, they were among the first patients to benefit from those drugs.
A cancer diagnosis — and the treatment that follows — can be overwhelming. While you may have the support of your family, friends, doctors and care team, it’s easy to feel alone in this situation. You may be looking for inspiration to help you get through it. We asked our network of survivors and Facebook followers to share any inspirational quotes that helped them stay strong and hopeful during treatment. Here are 10 of our favorites.
“The phoenix represents the stories of survival I’ve heard at Roswell Park,” says Joe Garguilo, a member of the Creative Arts Team. Inspired by the idea, he invites patients and survivors to pick up a brush and fill in the outstretched wings with colors and words of healing.