Cancer Talk

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 8:53am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer Support
Life & Wellness
Cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, has been used both medicinally and recreationally for thousands of years, but its use as medicine remains highly controversial. Medical cannabis can be used to alleviate certain symptoms related to cancer and its treatment.
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:27pm
Patient Stories
Twelve-year-old Emmett is big into hockey. He started skating when he was 4 and playing when he was 6. He had hockey hair. He skateboarded. He was outside playing sports every minute he could. Then when he was 10, he started to feel lightheaded and fatigued.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:38pm
Cancer Support

Sarcoma cells spread very easily, says John M. Kane III, MD, FACS, Chief of Roswell Park’s Melanoma/Sarcoma Service. “If they spill from one part of the body into another, they’ll grow.”

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 2:11pm
Prevention & Screening

Fill out a free personal assessment to learn which cancer screenings are recommended for you. 

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Cancer Support
Life & Wellness
Many different kinds of psychological interventions can help cancer patients deal with the physical and emotional symptoms of cancer and its treatment. One type of intervention that has shown great promise is mindfulness, and a mindfulness study is now open at Roswell Park for patients with advanced breast cancer.
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Cancer Support
When your hair grows back, it may be quite different from your original hair in texture or color. It may even be more or less curly.
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:52am
Cancer Research & News
Prevention & Screening
Across the board, the IUD is known to lower risk for many gynecological cancers, including endometrial and ovarian cancer, but with regard to cervical cancer, the latest research suggests the benefit can be significant — as much as a 30% reduced risk.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
Cancer Research & News
Cancer Support

February 14, known to many as Valentine’s Day, is also World Cholangiocarcinoma Day, an international effort to raise awareness about a very rare but aggressive type of cancer.