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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Univera Roswell Grant Supports Colon Cancer Screening Education

Univera Healthcare Grant to Roswell Park Will Support Colon Cancer Screening and Education Program $110,000 grant to help with colon cancer screening Funds will support navigator at Neighborhood Health Center Position will also provide education and outreach Today, Univera Healthcare made a $110,000 grant to Roswell Park

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Roswell Park Team Discovers New Mechanism Driving Pancreatic Cancer

Length of some regions of messenger RNA plays key role in regulating gene expression, cancer growth Role revealed for little-known process known as alternative polyadenylation First large-scale single-cancer analysis of alternative polyadenylation events Changes to length of certain RNA segments can be key prognostic indicator  BUFFALO, N.Y.—

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Roswell Park Employees Show Support for Local Cancer Patients

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center employees and their family members will show their support for cancer patients by participating in the Goin’ Bald for Bucks program, which raises funds for cancer research and patient-care programs at Roswell Park. More than 30 Roswell Park employees have grown out

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Roswell Park Hires Chief Pharmacy Officer

Dr. Lijian Cai to examine pharmaceutical trends, operations as he oversees program at cancer center Dr. Cai brings knowledge of medication safety, pharmaceutical training Oversees operations on main campus, and outpatient pharmacy, hospital-based satellite locations Advocate of pharmaceutical industry transparency in wake of recent drug shortages BUFFALO,

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