RPCI Cancer Talk

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 1:06pm

A healthy body weight is not just about your physical appearance, it is a general reflection of your overall health. Obesity is a prevalent problem in the United States. Nearly 69% of adults and 32% of children in the United States are considered overweight or obese, according to data from 2009-2010. Obesity is linked to increased risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease—and cancer.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:23pm

Today Dr. Roswell Park is remembered mostly as the founder of the world’s first cancer research institute, but his contributions to medicine extend much further.

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:13am

Roswell Park Cancer Institute is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, and we are proud of the people, programs and processes that have enabled us to meet and exceed our goals. Here are just a few ways we are helping change the community!

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:49am

Most of us experience stress in our hectic, day-to-day lives. However, a person in cancer treatment might struggle with intensified feelings of anxiety, depression or fear.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 1:05pm

Cancer is confusing, and It’s hard to find the right words to help a child understand such a difficult disease. While we can’t tell you exactly what to say, we hope these books give you a good starting point for open and honest communication. The list includes insightful and educational stories to help your entire family find comfort and inspiration when it’s most needed.

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 11:49am

One day Barb Murak stopped by the waiting room of the Urology Clinic at Roswell Park and noticed several guys flipping idly through Field & Stream magazine, heads down, as they waited for their appointments. She had an idea.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 9:46am

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a rider who is new to the joys of the road, not only is it possible to complete the multi-day Empire State Ride next year, it is possible to have fun doing it! You’ll have to put some miles in your legs, and the training will require some long days in the saddle, but if you look at that week in August as an adventure and as the culmination of all your hard work, you’ll be pleasantly surprised just how manageable preparation is.

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 11:25am

In honor of Blood Donor Appreciation month, RPCI Cancer Talk is spotlighting a pair of Roswell Park’s most committed donors. Between them, Richard Casseri and Dan McCue have been donating platelets to RPCI patients for a combined 76 years.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 9:25am

In 2015, RPCI Cancer Talk introduced you to four remarkable women — Casey, Katie, Sharon and Mindi — whose stories of survival touched and inspired us.

Monday, December 28, 2015 - 3:21pm

A polyp is an abnormal growth on the inner surface of the large intestine, which includes the colon and the rectum.