New York Quitcast

NYS Smokers Quitline Launches Audio/Video Podcast Series: NY Quitcast Online episodes geared toward assisting healthcare professionals with cessation efforts and helping smokers/vapers quit tobacco-use               BUFFALO, N.Y. – Sept. 22, 2020 – As part of its enhanced outreach efforts to both

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Roswell Oncologist Care Strategies Adopted Internationally

Care Strategies Championed by Roswell Park Radiation Oncologist Adopted in International Treatment Guides Dr. Anurag Singh proposed single-dose radiation for many cancer patients, and the use of nonopioid to manage mucositis High-dose radiation for lung cancer is safe and effective, Dr. Singh showed He proposed alternatives to

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ECMC Breast Health Honored

ECMC Breast Health Program Honored as Top 10 Submission By America’s Essential Hospitals in VITAL 2020 Population Health Category BUFFALO, NY—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation’s Breast Health Program was recently honored by America’s Essential Hospitals as a Top 10 submission nationally. The VITAL 2020 Awards Committee stated

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Colon Cancer Screening and Education

Univera Healthcare (Univera) has granted $110,000 to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell) in support of colon cancer screening and education. Art Wingerter, President of Univera, announced the gift at Roswell Park with Candace S. Johnson, PhD, Roswell President and CEO; Mary Reid, MSPH, PhD, Director of

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Roswell: New Strategy for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Roswell Park Team Proposes Strategy for Making Pancreatic Tumors Respond to Checkpoint Inhibition New study provides rationale for combining targeted therapies with anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy Most pancreatic cancers do not respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors In lab, combination of CDK4/6 inhibitors and MEK inhibitors slowed tumor growth Targeted

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Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy in COVID Cancer Patients

Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy Combination in Cancer Patients With COVID-19 Combination of rintatolimod and interferon alfa first proposed by Dr. Pawel Kalinski as cancer treatment Rintatolimod and interferon alfa first combined in Roswell Park cancer studies New trial will be first to combine rintatolimod and interferon

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Virtual Hospice Memorial Walk

To protect the health of the WNY community, Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo’s annual Walk is now a VIRTUAL Memorial Walk, complete with virtual weekly challenges to keep you active, motivated, and spread some positivity during this time of uncertainty, #EveryStepOfTheWay. “Why Do I Walk?” Before Chrissy

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – New Research

Roswell Park Reports Extended Survival Among Breast Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Regularly Physical activity before, during and after chemotherapy shown to benefit those with high-risk breast cancers Study analyzed physical activity patterns of breast cancer patients over time Those who met activity thresholds before & after treatment

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