Cancer Talk

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:41am

"Men don't like to talk about their health." It might be a bit cliché, but that statement rings true for a lot of guys. But when you’re dealing with a serious health issue like prostate cancer, opening up and talking through some of the side effects and emotions that come with a diagnosis and treatment can significantly help men with their recovery.

Speaking with other survivors and breaking down information with his doctor is something that has helped Denny Gallagher during his prostate cancer treatment.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 8:00am
How is a PET scan different from a CT scan or MRI? How do you prepare for a PET scan?
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 3:46pm
Flu can be especially dangerous in people with cancer and a weakened immune system. Find out how to protect yourself and your family.
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 2:37pm

Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling times of a woman’s life. Although receiving a cancer diagnosis during this period of time is rare, it can, unfortunately, still happen. It is important for women to remain educated on cancer and how it relates to pregnancy.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 5:09pm

Not everyone realizes men can get breast cancer, though not nearly as often as women. Older men get it more than younger men, but breast cancer can occur at any age. And in anyone.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 4:30pm

As a surgeon in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, I work very closely with breast cancer patients to help educate them on their options and the benefits of

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 1:36pm
More than a century ago, scientists predicted that a cure for cancer was just five years away. So what happened? Here's what we know now that we didn't know then.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:57am

Frank Price, PhD, thought he had appendicitis when he took himself to a hospital in Utica, NY, with pain in his abdomen nearly four years ago.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 4:08pm

With the popularity of mail-away DNA tests and ancestry reports, people are learning more about what makes them who they are. Learning about your family history can be exciting, but this trend also has people curious about the health risks they may have inherited through family genetics.