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.
If you ever become too sick to communicate clearly, who will make decisions about your healthcare? Advance directives are a helpful planning tool for everyone, regardless of current health, and the forms are free.
You ask the internet a lot of questions, and Roswell Park has some answers. James Mohler, MD, Professor of Oncology, and Chair of the NCCN Prostate Cancer Guideline Committee, and Eric Kauffman, MD, Assistant Professor of Oncology, sat down to answer some of the internet's most-searched-for questions related to prostate cancer.
Juanita McClain has battled sickle cell disease her entire life. She’s coped with multiple surgeries, including having her gallbladder removed at age 11, and has lost track of the number of times she’s been hospitalized with pneumonia. Still, despite the hardships, she advocates tirelessly for others with sickle cell disease, encouraging them to seek better health and find the support they need. Juanita is a sickle cell warrior.