How Baby Aspirin Helps in the Fight Against Cancer

What if a drug that sits in nearly everyone’s medicine cabinet could help extend the lives of some cancer patients? In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that

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Camp Blue Skies: Youth Grief Support

By Abigail Unger Hospice Buffalo’s (Hospice) mission is to provide optimal care, support, advocacy, and education to anyone impacted by serious illness and loss by providing a continuum of care that spans the course of disease progression through bereavement. A significant component of this care is guiding

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Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center immunology researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help explain why some patients respond better than others to a common chemotherapy treatment for liver cancer. They hope that their analysis of immune responses among patients receiving sorafenib can lead to more individualized

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Growing List of Diseases Linked to Physical Activity

By Annette Pinder Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Beware, while evidence widely suggests that lack of exercise can cause a wide variety of diseases, lack of physical activity was never recognized as a risk factor for cancer — until now. According to Kirsten Moysich, PhD, MS,

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American Cancer Society Study Links Radon Exposure to Cancer in Women

A new report finds a statistically-significant, positive association between high levels of residential radon and the risk of hematologic (blood) cancer in women. The study is the first prospective, population-based study of residential radon exposure and hematologic cancer risk, leading the authors to caution that it requires

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