The Roswell Park Scott Bieler Amherst Center Planned for Williamsville

Roswell Park Unveils Plans for Expanded Williamsville Campus: The Roswell Park Scott Bieler Amherst Center The naming recognizes significant personal contribution from pioneering auto dealer, a longtime Roswell Park supporter Expanded, relocated community diagnostic & treatment center will create northern WNY hub To feature infusion center, pharmacy, lab, and

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Roswell Park Teams Draw in Millions in Grants Supporting New Research

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists continued to draw support for their innovative research proposals, garnering more than $34 million in competitive grants from government agencies and private funders. These recent grants fund efforts to improve outcomes for patients with

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Roswell to Provide Care for 911 World Trade Center Responders

Roswell Park Approved to Provide Care for World Trade Center 9/11 First Responders Buffalo-based cancer center will provide specialized care for those who served at sites of 2001 attacks  First responders are at increased risk for cancer and cancer-related disease 9/11 first responders no longer have to

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Making Immunotherapy Work for More Cancer Patients at Roswell Park

Courtesy of Roswell Cancer Talk Blog Many people think immunotherapy is a recent treatment for cancer patients, but it actually dates back to 1891, when William Coley, a bone sarcoma surgeon at the first U.S. cancer hospital, injected streptococcal organisms into a patient with inoperable cancer. Dr.

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Common Carcinogens Everyone Should Know About

A carcinogen is any substance that can be cancer causing. Carcinogens can be found in the air, the products a person uses, or even in popular foods and beverages. Scientists continually study exposures that can contribute to the formation of cancer. The National Cancer Institute reminds the

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Low Dose Lung Cancer (LDLC) Screening May Save Your Life!

By Gina Fedele, Windsong Marketing Services Manager The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age of eligibility for low dose lung cancer CT screening exams after research revealed that individuals who are younger and have smoked less can benefit. People ages 50 to 80 who smoked

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A New Treatment for Liver Cancer–Great Lakes Cancer Care

By Annette Pinder The interventional radiology team at Gates Vascular Institute recently completed their first minimally invasive Y-90 procedure called Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer. “SIRT, also known as radioembolization or Y-90, is a procedure in which a small catheter

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A Collaboration on First Large Study of Immunotherapy in Black Cancer Patients

A new collaboration between two Western New York cancer research leaders will help oncologists learn whether Black and white cancer patients respond differently to a game-changing immunotherapy treatment, and seeks to improve the safety and effectiveness of these newer drugs in diverse populations. Funded by a two-year,

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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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