Partners In Practice Articles
Beginning in August 2019, the Roswell Park Care Network Southtowns medical oncology/hematology practice will move to 3041 Orchard Park Road in Orchard Park.
There are 128,000 cancer survivors in Western New York and many of these individuals must continue their surveillance after they have received a clean bill of health.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is growing, and with that growth we’ve had to make many internal changes to meet the expectations of your patients. We’ve added services, crucial support staff and expertise in key areas.
To prepare for the second annual Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center patient seminar on neuroendocrine cancer on October 18, 2014, I sat down to think about the progress made in this field.
Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are a group of relatively slow-growing tumors that arise mostly in the pulmonary and gastrointestinal system. Considered rare, their incidence has increased 6.3% in the last 25 years, with a prevalence of 35 per 100,000 patients. Because patients with these tumors generally present with vague symptoms, the diagnosis is often delayed by five to seven years.
There are several ways to remove the adrenal gland. For many years the minimally invasive transperitoneal approach has been the preferred technique and is now used more than any other. Yet it has limitations, including painful and unsightly incisions on the anterior abdominal wall.