Cancer Talk

New Developments in Treatment
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:00am
The most common and well-known type of primary brain cancer in adults is glioblastoma, which is a highly aggressive and difficult-to-treat disease. Much less is known about low-grade gliomas, a group of primary brain cancers that most often develop in younger people during the prime of life, with an average age at diagnosis of only 37 years.
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 8:00am
The medications used to kill cancer cells are very powerful. If you are handling or receiving these drugs, you should take precautions to keep yourself — and everyone else — safe.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 3:12pm
Wellness programs on healthy eating and mindfulness meditation have attracted a lot of interest from patients, survivors, families and employees. Meet Roswell Park's new Wellness Programs Coordinator and find out what's on the drawing board.
HPV vaccination is our best defense in stopping HPV infection in our youth and preventing HPV-associated cancers in our communities
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:28pm
We know that cancers related to HPV (human papillomavirus) are common, on the rise and, for more than a decade, preventable. Roswell Park teams specializing in cancer prevention and ways to eliminate health disparities have spent a lot of time trying to understand a dynamic we’ve observed — why aren’t more families taking advantage of HPV vaccination, a powerful opportunity to prevent some very serious and possibly fatal cancers before they develop?
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:00am
At Roswell Park, he enrolled on a clinical trial evaluating a drug combination that would later become known as “7 and 3,” for the dosing schedule of two drugs — seven days of cytarabine followed by three days of daunorubicin.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:00am
"I want to know how much time it takes from when it’s picked to when it arrives at my back door. The smaller that window of time, the more nutritious the food is.”
Cancer, including prostate, lung and colorectal, is one of the top health concerns for American men.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:12pm
June is Men’s Health Month, a time when we focus on increasing awareness of preventable health problems to encourage men to take more active roles in preventing disease and detecting and treating problems early. Take this opportunity to remind yourself or the men in your life that cancer risks can be decreased with healthy practices and regular screenings. Here are the five most common cancers for men in the U.S. and some steps that men can take to reduce their risk. 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 3:18pm

Thoughts have the power to affect our attitude and emotions. And, when dealing with something difficult, like a cancer diagnosis, repeating certain phrases or words (either out loud or to yourself) can help you shape your thoughts and cope with situations outside of your control.

dr. seshadri and laurie rich dissertation award
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:22pm

In 2012, Laurie Rich, PhD, arrived at Roswell Park to begin his doctoral work under the mentorship of Mukund Seshadri, PhD, DDS, Chair of Oral Oncolo