Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have received more than a dozen recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million. These competitive awards from both government agencies and private funders will fuel research to overcome obstacles in treating diseases like prostate, breast, colon and lung cancer, as

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Roswell Park Ranked 14th on List of Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer

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Data-driven assessment by U.S. News & World Report places Roswell Park in top 1.5% of cancer hospitals Annual ranking reviewed patient outcomes and other data for 885 cancer centers New methodology puts focus on patient-centered metrics Also rated high-performing in 2 subspecialties: colon and lung cancer surgery

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Windsong Radiology Recommends Annual Breast Cancer Screening for Women 40 and Older

While the new American Cancer Society (ACS) screening guidelines recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) states that transitioning to biennial screening is an option for older women, the report notes that either one or two year intervals would be appropriate as a woman ages.Windsong Radiology supports the

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Promising Vaccine Therapy for Glioblastoma Brain Cancers Moves on to Larger, Multisite Study

Phase II clinical trial will assess efficacy of Roswell Park-developed immunotherapy in newly diagnosed patients BUFFALO, N.Y. — An innovative vaccine therapy developed at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is being tested in a multisite clinical trial involving 50 patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma brain tumors. The

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Understanding Why Some Latina Women Discontinue Participation in Cancer Prevention Outreach 

Conclusions of new analysis may help investigators to reduce research bias, improve access to screening BUFFALO, N.Y. — It has long been known that rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are low compared to rates for U.S. women overall. A study led by researchers at

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Roswell Park-Led Team Identifies Mechanism of Chemotherapy Resistance in Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Specific cancer stem cells need to be treated in a different manner than the whole tumor, researchers conclude BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have identified a mechanism of breast cancer cells that leads to chemotherapy resistance in inflammatory breast cancer. These preclinical

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Recurrent Ovarian Cancers Respond to Cancer Vaccine After “Reprogramming” With Decitabine

PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with the drug decitabine prior to administration of chemotherapy and a cancer vaccine yielded clinical benefit for women with recurrent ovarian cancer, suggesting that this combinatorial chemoimmunotherapy may provide a new treatment option for patients with this disease, according to a study published in

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New Study: 3D Finds Breast Cancers Earlier

A new study adds to a significant body of evidence showing improved results using 3D mammograms for breast cancer screening. The technology detects the disease earlier when it’s easiest to treat and reduces false alarms for cancer-free patients.  (NAPS)—When it comes to telling if someone has—or doesn’t

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