Roswell Park Expert Offers Insights on Multiple Myeloma

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Chief of Myeloma, Jens Hillengass, MD, is slated to speak at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2020 Virtual Congress on Hematologic Malignancies, happening October 9 and 10. Dr. Hillengass, a member of the NCCN’s Guidelines Panel for Multiple Myeloma, will present on “Evolving Concepts

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Roswell Park, Ellis Medicine Announce Partnership

Ellis Medicine and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center marked a major milestone today with the announcement of an affiliation that will bring new medical oncology services to Ellis Hospital. Ellis is creating a medical oncology/chemotherapy/infusion center at the hospital—and through the affiliation, will expand local access to

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Influential Immunotherapy Organization at Roswell Park

Elected by a body of fellow immunotherapy researchers from across the globe, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, has been named an At-Large Director for the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) Board of Directors. The nonprofit organization’s members voted

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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 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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How Stress Weakens Immunity Against Cancer

Roswell Park Team Helps Explain How Chronic Stress Weakens Immunity Against Cancer Researchers identify new mechanism associated with aggressive growth in cancer tumors Team found chronic stress can increase MSDC cells, leading to tumor growth One of the first studies to explain the impacts of stress on

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Roswell Park Deputy Director Elected to Lead AACR Immunology Working Group

Chosen for his passion and leadership in immunotherapy research, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG, was elected as the Cancer Immunology Working Group (CIMM) Chairperson-Elect for 2020-2021. CIMM is a scientific working group within the American Association for Cancer Research

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How Baby Aspirin Helps in the Fight Against Cancer

What if a drug that sits in nearly everyone’s medicine cabinet could help extend the lives of some cancer patients? In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that

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