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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

Leukemia and New Drug Therapies

Friday, October 30, 2009

Dr. Chanan-Khan and former RPCI nurse, Kena Miller, RN discuss Leukemia and new drug therapies

Life-Threatening Cancer Disparities with Dr. Willie Underwood, III

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Although biological, genetic, and physiological factors play significant roles in who develops cancer, how it is treated, and who survives it, social, political, economic, and psychological variables also substantially contribute to cancer racial/ethnic disparities in treatment outcomes. Today, the impact of race-related attitudes on medical interactions involves subtle and nuanced processes. It is often implicit rather than explicit forms of racial bias that are responsible for negative outcomes. Thus, while race matters, a contemporary explanation of how racial attitudes may produce disparities in cancer treatment does not necessarily require attributing malevolent conscious intent. Advice for patients: 1) Ask questions – on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment, 2) Be your own health care advocate and 3) Bring a companion with you for appointments.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute strives to understand, reduce, eliminate and prevent cancer disparities in vulnerable and medically underserved populations. Learn more.

Liver Cancer with Drs. B. Kuvshinoff and R. Iyer

Sunday, December 23, 2012

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 with Drs. Kuvshinoff and Iyer

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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.

Lung Cancer Chemotherapy with Dr. A. Adjei, S. Sullivan

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Alex Adjei, MD, PhD, FACP, Senior Vice President of Clinical Research and Chair of the Department of Medicine, discusses new treatment approaches for lung cancer. Sharing her personal experiences is survivor Sue Sullivan.

Lung Cancer Registry

Friday, November 6, 2009

Dr. Mary Reid and registrants from the Stacey Scott Lung Cancer Registry

Lung Cancer Screening with Drs. Nwogu and Reid

Sunday, November 7, 2010

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.)

Lung Cancer Screening with Drs. T. Demmy and M. Reid, plus survivor J. Beitz

Sunday, June 10, 2012

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.)

Lung Cancer Treatment Options

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Dr. Demmy and lung cancer survivor Charles Akers discuss minimally invasive treatment options for lung cancer including thoracoscopic surgery.

Malignancies In Children

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Dr. Martin Brecher, chair of Pediatrics, is joined by the parents of a young RPCI patient as he talks about when to suspect malignancy in children.