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Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar and Cancer: Wilmot Registered Dietitians Weigh In on What You Should Know

Sugar. It’s a topic that often comes up when discussing diet, particularly for those concerned about cancer. Some may wonder about the impact of eliminating sugar when it comes to cancer risk, but unfortunately, it’s not a simple answer because healthy cells need sugar to make energy. Wilmot’s registered dietitians, Sue Czap and Melissa Zahn, help explain the relationship between sugar and cancer.

Looking to RNA for Answers

Looking to RNA for Answers

Wilmot scientists are studying how this versatile molecule may lead to new cancer treatments.

From AML to Ph.D.: How Wilmot helped one patient diagnosed with leukemia

From AML to Ph.D.: How Wilmot helped one patient diagnosed with leukemia

Ege Ozen was working toward his Ph.D. in Political Science when he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). His oncology team at Wilmot and his wife have helped him through, and he achieved his goal of earning his Ph.D. in 2016. He's now a tenure-track professor at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. 

Four things to know about prostate cancer

Four things to know about prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the U.S. Each year, approximately 161,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with this type of cancer, including approximately 630 in Monroe County alone. Our prostate cancer specialists shared a few important facts everyone should know when it comes to prostate cancer.

Exercise and Cancer Research: Setting New Standards, Giving Patients Control 

Exercise and Cancer Research: Setting New Standards, Giving Patients Control 

Wilmot has a cadre of scientists studying the benefits of physical activity when cancer strikes.

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