Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, is comprised of sixteen basic research, population research, and translational/clinical programs, and sixteen shared resources.

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Quickly spotting rare side effects from immunotherapy

Immunotherapy, which uses the body's own immune system to fight disease, is transforming the treatment of several types of cancers. Severe adverse effects can result from these groundbreaking cancer treatments, however, and ...

Jan 03, 2018
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A cough that won't quit—is it lung cancer?

Coughing removes particles, mucus, irritants or fluids from the lungs. It may be caused by something in the air, such as cooking fumes, perfume or spices, or it may be related to congestion caused by a cold, allergies or ...

Dec 15, 2017
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Drinking and the risk of cancer

It's no secret that drinking alcohol is a risk factor for cancer. The National Cancer Institute says alcohol use is associated with a higher risk of developing cancers of the head and neck, esophagus, liver, breast, colon ...

Dec 11, 2017
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Why do children get cancer?

Let's start with the good news. Childhood cancer is rare, and success rates for recovery are high. According to the American Cancer Society, childhood cancers make up less than 1 percent of all cancers diagnosed each year. ...

Dec 08, 2017
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Does where you live impact stomach cancer risk?

It's estimated that nearly 28,000 new cases of stomach cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2017. The good news is that this incidence rate is significantly lower than it was in the early 1900s. Stomach cancer ...

Nov 29, 2017
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What to expect from lung cancer surgery

Surgery remains the primary treatment for early-stage lung cancer, and most commonly that means a procedure called lobectomy, which removes about one-third to one-half of the lung with the tumor.

Nov 16, 2017
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