Cancer Talk

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 1:32pm

The holidays are a time of joy and celebration; a time to reunite with family and friends and revel in tradition. However, the news of a cancer diagnosis can halt holiday cheer. In fact, the holiday season can prompt new questions for you, such as: How do I take care of myself and participate in the holiday rush? How can I celebrate when I have so many other things on my mind? What will my life be like next year? Sharing these concerns with friends and family can help you manage the struggles of the season.

Here are some tips for coping with cancer during the holidays:

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 2:30pm
Although you can’t gift wrap a lifetime of health, you can help your loved ones stay well with these healthy holiday gift ideas.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 10:43am

Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS, Vice Chair and Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery, appeared on Roswellness Radio last week along with survivor John Kwarciany, to discuss gastric and esophageal cancers. Dr.

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:03am

The spinal cord is one of the most sensitive parts of the body. This delicate bundle of nerves is responsible for so many of our daily functions, and tumors in this region require immediate care and treatment.

Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 1:03pm

The poem below was submitted by one of our readers, Elizabeth, as a loving tribute to the relationship shared between her mother, who is battling stage IV breast cancer, and her father. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 10:21am

Last Sunday's Roswellness Radio marked the first episode focusing on Roswell Park's Dental & Maxillofacial Care Center. Rachael Rossitto, DDS, and Kathryn Korff, DDS, both formerly of Roswell Park, explained the role of Roswell Park's dental staff, the treatment they provide, and how a patien

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 10:14am

Gynecologic oncologist Stacey Akers, MD, and gastrointestinal surgeon Steven Nurkin, MD, MS, FACS, stopped by the Roswellness Radio studio last week.

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 4:08pm

Life shouldn't stop with a cancer diagnosis – especially your love life.

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 3:22pm

Patrick Swayze, Luciano Pavarotti, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Steve Jobs. These are a few of the celebrities and public figures that have brought attention to pancreatic cancer over the years.  Despite this public spotlight, pancreatic cancer is known as the silent killer.