RPCI Cancer Talk

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 12:06pm

Farrah Fawcett’s death in 2009 catapulted anal cancer into the public light, but prior to that devastating news, it’s a disease you didn't hear much about. While it is rare, anal cancer is on the rise with an estimated 7,060 new cases and causing 880 deaths in 2013 alone.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:42pm

We’re closing out National Nutrition Month with a resource from Livestrong: http://www.livestrong.com/healthy-eating/. The Livestrong website is loaded with information on healthy eating and exercise to help you live a healthy, strong life.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:58am

March is Myeloma Awareness Month. At Roswell Park we’re working year-round to uncover new ways of understanding this disease in order to develop new treatment methods and improve long-term survival rates for patients.

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:16pm

We’ve got a great resource from the American Cancer Society (ACS) for week 3 of National Nutrition Month!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 8:10am

Down syndrome is one of the most well-known and common chromosomal disorders—there are approximately 400,000 people in the United States with the condition, also known as trisomy 21.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 3:48pm

Religious faith can influence many aspects of life—what you eat or don’t eat, how you dress, the holidays you celebrate, and most of all, the customs and rituals you practice in times of celebration or distress.

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 7:17pm

Understanding the genetic mutations that cause cancer tumors is one of the most complicated, but promising, aspects of cancer research.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 9:25am

We’re kicking off Week 2 of National Nutrition Month with a resource from The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:21am

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. A major contributing factor for pancreatic cancer’s high death rate is a lack of effective early detection or screening tests.

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 9:48am

We are approaching that bittersweet time of year when we gain an hour of sunlight but lose an hour of sleep. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 9, most Americans will set their clocks ahead one hour as daylight saving time returns.