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Roswellness Radio

Listen to Roswellness Radio any time you want. The shows, originally broadcast on WBEN (930 AM/107.7 FM), feature interviews with Roswell Park clinicians and researchers about the latest in cancer research, treatment, prevention and survivorship issues. Listen to or download podcasts of archived shows.

Latest Episode

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Wednesday, November 25, 2009
 
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Dr. Singh discusses Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

SBRT is A type of external radiation therapy that uses special equipment to position a patient and precisely deliver radiation to tumors in the body (except the brain). The total dose of radiation is divided into smaller doses given over several days. This type of radiation therapy helps spare normal tissue.

Support Services for Patients & Families with D. Jenkins, S. Sharcot and L. Steinhorn

Sunday, March 3, 2013
 
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To support and enhance our medical care, Roswell Park provides a full complement of support services that address other needs — of body, mind and spirit — that patients and their families may have. Dana Jenkins, Vice President of Organizational Performance Improvement, Senior Medical Social Worker Susan Sharcot and volunteer Linda Steinhorn talk about the variety of services available at RPCI, from psychosocial support and pastoral care to pet therapy, nutrition assistance and arts programming.

Supportive and Palliative Care with Drs. Satchidanand, Alvarez

Sunday, May 20, 2012
 
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Caregiver Sandara Baines joins Yashodhara Satchidanand, MBBA, and Amy Alvarez, MD, for a discussion of RPCI's Department of Supportive and Palliative Care and its services to patients and families throughout the course of treatment.

Surgical Robotics

Sunday, January 9, 2011
 
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Dr. Guru on Surgical Robotics

Tamoxifen Therapy for Breast Cancer with Drs. Stephen Edge and Gokul Das

Sunday, February 10, 2013
 
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New research has highlighted the effectiveness of long-term treatment with tamoxifen, the first targeted therapy to be approved for treatment of breast cancer, for many patients with the disease. Stephen Edge, MD, formerly of RPCI and Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, and Gokul Das, PhD, Co-Director of RPCI's Breast Disease Site Research Group, discuss these recent findings as well as their ongoing clinical study, still recruiting new patients, to determine which patients will respond best to this important endocrine therapy.

Technology Transfer

Saturday, February 21, 2009
 
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Dr. Candace Johnson and Dr. Richard Matner, former Director of Technology Transfer at RPCI, discuss technology transfer and research discoveries at Roswell Park.

Technology Transfer Case Study

Sunday, December 20, 2009
 
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Dr. Richard Matner, former Director of Technology Transfer at RPCI, and Dr. Michael Zwick, CEO, AndroBioSys present a case study on a successful company which was spun off from RPCI. Technology transfer is also discussed in general.

The Arts at RPCI with D. Miga, M. Flynn and B. Murak

Sunday, August 7, 2011
 
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From the UB Center for the Arts Artists in Residence program to Music in the Lobby and the outstanding collection of regional art that hangs on the walls of RPCI facilities, the arts play a significant role in Roswell Park's culture and care model. Volunteer Services Administrator Debra Miga is joined by Artists in Residence Molly Flynn and Barbara Murak for a conversation about the intersection of art and healing at RPCI.

The Cost of Cancer Treatment

Sunday, June 6, 2010
 
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Dr. Judy Smith, formerly of Roswell Park, and Pamela Germain talk about the increasing cost of cancer treatment and how it's affecting patients, families and medical institutions.

The Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Sunday, November 8, 2009
 
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Dr. Andrew Hyland on the effects of secondhand smoke