Supportive Care at Roswell Park

By Shannon Traphagen COVID-19 has left our health providers, essential workers, patients, and families exhausted, as they struggle with ongoing pain, insomnia, depression, and loss. Now, in an environment deeply affected by grief and loss, Dr. Amy Case is helping ease the pain and stress of her

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Jog 31 Miles in October for Pediatric Patients and Roswell Park

The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation is hosting a Jog 31 Miles in October Facebook challenge to benefit pediatric cancer patients and research through the Courage of Carly Fund at Roswell Park. Thousands of people in our community are already signed up and encouraging each other to stay

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Advice from a Prostate Cancer Survivor: MANUP and Put Aside Your Fears!

Courtesy of Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Richard Satterwhite encourages men to join him in an important club — Men Allied for the Need to Understand Prostate Cancer (MANUP Buffalo). Now a Patient Engagement Specialist at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell), Satterwhite considers himself lucky to

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Roswell Park Recruitments Target Unprecedented Opportunity for Progress

 Driven to move the mission of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center forward despite the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic brought with it, Roswell Park President and CEO Candace S. Johnson, PhD, has marked a year of unprecedented success in faculty recruitment. In the past year, Dr. Johnson has

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Roswell Park Shows Dendritic-Cell Vaccines Can Be Paired With Standard Therapy for Breast Cancer

iPSC-derived dendritic cells can work synergistically with radiation therapy to control both local and distant tumors. A research team led by Fumito Ito, MD, PhD, FACS, of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center reports new data on the promise of combining standard treatment for breast cancer with a

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Roswell Park Teams Draw in Millions in Grants Supporting New Research

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists continued to draw support for their innovative research proposals, garnering more than $34 million in competitive grants from government agencies and private funders. These recent grants fund efforts to improve outcomes for patients with

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Opportunities to Improve Outcomes for People with Gastroesophageal Cancer

Two Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center experts were invited to present new insights on treatment of gastroesophageal cancers during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2021. In their talks, both presented July 1, the Roswell Park physician-researchers highlighted easily adoptable methods

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Making Immunotherapy Work for More Cancer Patients at Roswell Park

Courtesy of Roswell Cancer Talk Blog Many people think immunotherapy is a recent treatment for cancer patients, but it actually dates back to 1891, when William Coley, a bone sarcoma surgeon at the first U.S. cancer hospital, injected streptococcal organisms into a patient with inoperable cancer. Dr.

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New Dermatology Opens at Roswell Park Network Site

The Roswell Park Care Network has expanded once more, celebrating an open house today of its newest location – Roswell Park Dermatology – in Depew. The Transit Road office brings together both specialized cancer and general dermatology services under one roof. The practice will be led by

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A Collaboration on First Large Study of Immunotherapy in Black Cancer Patients

A new collaboration between two Western New York cancer research leaders will help oncologists learn whether Black and white cancer patients respond differently to a game-changing immunotherapy treatment, and seeks to improve the safety and effectiveness of these newer drugs in diverse populations. Funded by a two-year,

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