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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

Breast Cancer Part 4 of 4: Role of the Pathologist and Radiologist, with Drs. Bonaccio and Hwang

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Director of the Mammography Center and an Assistant Professor at RPCI, and Helena Hwang, MD, a former pathologist with the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at RPCI, outline the roles of the pathologist and radiologist in helping the care team to diagnose breast cancer and craft the best treatment plan for each patient.

Breast Cancer Risk Factors – Dr. H. Cappuccino, M. Hutton

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Breast surgeon Helen Cappuccino, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor, and Mollie Hutton, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor, discuss known risk factors for breast cancer and the role of counseling and genetic testing for those who have a strong family history of the disease.

Cancer and Nutrition with C. Dibble and L. Leising

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Christina Dibble, Director of Nutrition & Food Services, and Linda Leising, RD, CDN, Senior Clinical Dietitian, share information about the nutritional needs of those who've been diagnosed with cancer, and also highlight a new hotel-style program offering room service for those admitted to Roswell Park as inpatients.

Cancer Drug Development with Drs. A. Adjei and W. Cance

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Alex A. Adjei, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President of Clinical Research and Chair of the Department of Medicine, and William Cance, MD, RPCI Surgeon-in-Chief and Co-Founder of CureFAKtor Pharmaceuticals LLC, discuss trends in cancer pharmacotherapy at RPCI and worldwide. They also address the concerning drug shortages that have affected cancer patients nationwide.

Cancer Epidemiology with Dr. K. Moysich

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Kirsten Moysich, PhD, MS, Professor of Oncology and Member of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, talks about her research in cancer epidemiology – the study of what causes cancer to develop. She discusses trends in the field, as well as challenges in accurately identifying and tracking these biological and environmental factors.

Cancer in the Hispanic Community with J. Colon, M. Rivera and M. Torres

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Survivor and outreach volunteer Maria Torres joins Jomary Colón, Senior Bilingual Health Referral Specialist, and Maria Rivera, Diversity Program Assistant, for a conversation about cancer risk, cancer incidence and lingering stigmas that lead many in Western New York's Hispanic/Latino community to keep cancer diagnoses to themselves.

Cancer Prevention and Genetics with Dr. Mahoney and C. Farrell

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, and Carolyn Farrell, MS, RN, former Director of the Clinical Genetics Service at RPCI, talk about factors we can control (diet, exercise, tobacco/alcohol use) as well as those we can't (our genetic heritage) as they relate to our likelihood of developing cancer.

*Revised 11/18/11

Cancer Research Funding

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Dr. Trump and Congressman Brian Higgins discuss national funding for cancer research.

Cancer Support Groups with R. Scrivani and G. Frost

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Rosa Scrivani, LCSWR, Director of Social Work Services at RPCI, and Glenn Frost, LCSWR, a Medical Social Worker, fill listeners in on the concepts behind the support-group model and why these group sessions can be such a positive experience for cancer patients and their loved ones.

Cancer Vaccines with Drs. Thomas Schwaab and Christopher Choi

Sunday, October 28, 2012

RPCI is one of the leading centers internationally for research on cancer immunotherapy "vaccines," approaches that use the body's own defense mechanisms to treat or prevent cancer. Center for Immunotherapy faculty members Thomas Schwaab, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Urology and Immunology, and Christopher Choi, PhD, Director of the Therapeutic Cell Production Facility, discuss this field and the scope of immunotherapy research at RPCI.