Low Dose Lung Cancer (LDLC) Screening May Save Your Life!

By Gina Fedele, Windsong Marketing Services Manager The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age of eligibility for low dose lung cancer CT screening exams after research revealed that individuals who are younger and have smoked less can benefit. People ages 50 to 80 who smoked

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A New Treatment for Liver Cancer–Great Lakes Cancer Care

By Annette Pinder The interventional radiology team at Gates Vascular Institute recently completed their first minimally invasive Y-90 procedure called Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer. “SIRT, also known as radioembolization or Y-90, is a procedure in which a small catheter

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A Collaboration on First Large Study of Immunotherapy in Black Cancer Patients

A new collaboration between two Western New York cancer research leaders will help oncologists learn whether Black and white cancer patients respond differently to a game-changing immunotherapy treatment, and seeks to improve the safety and effectiveness of these newer drugs in diverse populations. Funded by a two-year,

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Young Adult Cancer: How to Avoid Misdiagnosis

Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Although we do not usually associate the occurrence of cancer with young adults, it is the number one cause of disease-related death among people ages 15-39. In fact, young adults get rare and aggressive forms of cancer, but when symptoms arise,

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How to Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer

How to Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer by Rachel Simson, MS, RD, CDN, Clinical Dietitian, Food Service Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center   Did you know that colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both men and women in the United States? While some

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Can Ethnicity Hold Clues to Side Effects in Young Leukemia Patients?

A multidisciplinary research team led by Song Yao, PhD, Professor of Oncology in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Kara Kelly, MD, Chair of the Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Program, has received a critical grant

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Sexual Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Sexual Side Effects of Cancer Treatment Roswell Park’s Two New Clinics Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog It’s no secret that cancer treatment can be taxing on your body, your psyche, and your family. One issue that seems to be a secret is what cancer does to

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A Cancer Innovation Engine: 10 Roswell Park Research Advances to Look for in 2021

A Cancer Innovation Engine: 10 Roswell Park Research Advances to Look for in 2021 Teams across cancer center are leading efforts to tackle the most urgent priorities in oncology   Despite coronavirus, Roswell Park teams have advanced projects in 10 key areas From immunotherapy to e-cigarettes, look

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