Cancer Answers: “Below the Belt” Gynecologic Cancers: What you need to know about your Gynecological Health

When: Tuesday September 2, 2014 from 6-8pm  Where: American Red Cross (Rear Building)  786 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14209  Gynecologic Cancers: What you need to know about your Gynecologic Health. We all know about our breast health…but what about other female cancers? What’s healthy, what’s not? Your

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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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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Linked to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Roswell Park/University at Buffalo study finds significant risk for women who never smoked BUFFALO, N.Y. — Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo

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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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