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.
Liver-cancer survivor Ron Bolander joins Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center Co-Directors Boris Kuvshinoff II, MD, MBA, Associate Professor, Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Renuka Iyer, MD, Associate Professor of Oncology, for a conversation about how therapies like drug-eluting beads, microwave radiation and NanoKnife surgery are giving new options to those diagnosed with liver cancer.
Chukwumere Nwogu, MD, FACS, Attending Surgeon in the Department of Thoracic Surgery and an Associate Professor, and Mary Reid, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology and Director of Collaborative Research, talk about lung cancer risk and a program designed to identify lung lesions early. (First aired August 2, 2009.)
John Beitz came to RPCI at the urging of a friend, only to learn that he had lung cancer. John relates that experience as surgeon Todd Demmy, MD, FACS, formerly of Roswell Park, and researcher Mary Reid, PhD, fill listeners in on lung cancer risk, screening and early detection. (Show originally aired on August 14, 2011.)
Stephen Edge, MD, FACS, formerly of Roswell Park and Alfiero Foundation Endowed Chair in Breast Oncology, and Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD, Director of the Mammography Center and Assistant Professor of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, describe how mammography works and why it's such an important tool for early detection.
Tracey O'Connor, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, explains the typical goals and focuses of treating metastatic breast cancer, or breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Sharing her story is survivor Karen "Sam" Smith, who owns a dance studio.