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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Pancreatic Cancer: Research, Clinical Trials, and Treatment

Pancreatic Cancer: Research, Clinical Trials, and Treatment Roswell Park is at the forefront in this effort Adapted from the Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Sadly, we recently lost Jeopardy television host Alex Trebek due to pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is a challenging disease to treat. Survival rates

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Silent Deadly Disease by Mark A. Cavaretta, M.D.   Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common liver diseases in the United States. Since NAFLD has few or no symptoms, it is often called “the silent disease,” and people

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