Capping off 2019, 58 year-old Ken Schlosser joins Noel to tell his story. Schlosser says, depsite the cancer, "I am still living a full active life with advanced stage IV cancer, which I hope stays contained for several years before an progression occurs". Ken lives a very active lifestyle and works full time as an Accountant with Erie County. He and his wife continue with church volunteer work and have a daughter who works in Graphic Design and Marketing.
As part of our conversation, Ken mentions Roswell Oncologists Fredrick Hong and Grace Dy among the staff that have helped him along the way, including the Lung Support Group. He says, "I would like to pay all these forward with helping Roswell and other cancer patients making cancer a chronic disease and forestalling its terminal nature".
Diet and Nutrition for Cancer Patients and Survivors
September 9th, 2019 12:00am | Duration:
Noel Blackhall hones in on nutrition this week with Sara Jank, a Clinical Dietitian with
Nutrition and Food Services at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Specifically, Sara works with patients and survivors throughout their cancer care. This is part one of our conversation, part two in its entirety will be featured next week!
Dr. Mary Reid, MSPH, PhD, joins us to discuss what opportunities cancer survivors and patients have within the Cancer Screening and Survivorship at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Reid details why this experience is rewarding and how "just one day" at Roswell makes a difference in good survivorship care. Read more here : https://www.roswellpark.org/mary-reid
Dr. John Kane wears many hats at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Not only as Chief of Melanoma/Sarcoma Service in the Department of Surgical Oncology, but also as the Chair of Surgical Oncology! Dr. Kane discusses with our Noel Blackhall the signs and symptoms of Sarcoma Cancers, the diagnosis and what treatment options are available. Read more about Dr. Kane here : https://www.roswellpark.org/john-kane-iii
Here to tell us her story is Sara Sade, a metastatic melanoma survivor. Sara received her initial treatment for her cancer at a different facility. However, she sought out Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center for a holistic approach to treatment and her suggestions to those who are battling cancer today. Sara is also the Coordinator for the Resource Center for Patients & Families. Read her story here : https://www.roswellpark.org/cancertalk/201705/devastating-news-and-ray-hope-my-battle-metastatic-melanoma
This week, Noel Blackhall talks with Leslie Calendar, a Registered Nurse and Oncology Certified Nurse at Roswell Park. Leslie discusses her 14-year experience in the Comprehensive Cancer Center and how meaningful her career has been as an RN.
Pediatric Skin Cancer
May 17th, 2019 12:00am | Duration:
This week, Noel Blackhall sits down with Dr. Ilene Rothman, MD to discuss skin cancer, specifically in pediatric patients. Dr. Rothman is an Associate Professor of Oncology in the Department of Dermatology at Roswell Park and the Chief of Pediatric Dermatology at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
This week, Noel Blackhall talks with Dr. Robert Fenstermaker, MD. As the Chair of Roswell's Department of Neurosurgery, Dr. Fenstermaker also directs the Neuro-Oncology Program and is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology.
Featured on this week's program is Odochi Uwazurike, BA, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center's Young Adult Program Assistant. In addition, Uwazurike tells our Noel Blackhall about the programs offered at Roswell Park for young adults diagnosed with cancer or survivors.
In addition, Uwazurike tells our Noel Blackhall about the programs offered at Roswell Park for young adults diagnosed with cancer or survivors.