Cancer Talk

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6:30pm

As a nurse practitioner in the department of plastic and reconstruction surgery – a division of head and neck surgery– I work very closely with our surgeons and breast cancer patients.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:18am
Christine Ambrosone, PhD, Chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, and Carl Morrison, MD, DVM, Clinical Chief of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, joined last Sunday's Roswelless Radio to discuss new research on different types of breast cancer. The three doctors outlined the research taking place at Roswell Park and what it means for treatment in the future.
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 8:51am

Age and family history can play a role in the development of breast cancer in women. Unfortunately, these risk factors are unavoidable. The good news is, modifiable risk factors exist --  including maintaining a healthy weight and a regular exercise program.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 11:41am

Tara Jane and I have been volunteering in the Pet Therapy Program at Roswell Park for five years. We began this journey in memory of my late husband John.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 8:35am

Last Sunday's episode of Roswellness Radio featured Myron Czuczman, MD, formerly of Roswell Park. On the final day of Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month, Dr. Czuczman discussed the basics of leukemia and lymphoma, including symptoms and treatment.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:29pm

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (September) is the perfect time for women to make sure they understand their risk for ovarian cancer.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 8:08pm

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone has a thyroid gland, and, despite the lack of a screening test for the disease, understanding and recognizing the signs and symptoms is key to catching it early.

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 1:22pm

While there is no way to fully prepare for a cancer diagnosis, it's important to pay attention to any warning signs and recognize symptoms.