Patient Newsletter

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May 2018

We'll introduce new patients and caregivers to the many services we offer at Roswell Park. 

OmniSeq Comprehensive is a diagnostic test developed by Roswell Park researchers in the Center for Personalized Medicine. It sequences genes of a patient’s tumor biopsy looking for mutations. Once doctors find a genetic mutation, they can tailor treatments specifically to the patient’s tumor.
Chemotherapy can come with unpleasant side effects, including nausea and loss of appetite. Learn from our social media followers what helped them get through treatment while maintaining adequate nutrition.
Scalp cooling has shown some success in reducing/preventing hair loss on the head during chemotherapy. How does it work? What are the side effects?
The book recalls life in a close-knit family — sailboat trips across Lake Ontario, lumberman’s breakfasts cooked up by a loving grandfather — and a bruised shin that led to a devastating diagnosis. Wendel also introduces readers to the Roswell Park physicians who would go on to show the world that acute leukemia could be cured.
Mindfulness emphasizes "living in the present."
The artwork in public areas and patient spaces is usually the work of professional artists, but “we wanted to change that."
As we celebrate the 120th anniversary of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, we recognize that what we have accomplished would have been impossible without the financial support of our community.
A new clinical trial open at Roswell Park is investigating whether beta blockers, which calm the body’s response to stress, can boost immunotherapy in patients with advanced melanoma.

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