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.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimated that more than 21,000 men and 7,000 women in the United States would be diagnosed with primary liver cancer this year. As we come to the close of 2012, Boris Kuvshinoff, MD, MBA, and Renuka Iyer, MD, both Associate Professors of Oncology and Co-Directors of RPCI’s Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center, explain the benefits of being treated for liver cancer at an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with a focus on multidisciplinary care. RPCI offers an impressive array of therapeutic approaches for the treatment of liver cancer and also offers clinical trial opportunities.
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, 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.