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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Construction Begins on Several New Roswell Park Centers

The patients served by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Head & Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Speech Pathology & Dental Center rely on care delivered by a caring, passionate team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, advanced practice professionals and specially trained providers, all working together. That team model shaped

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Young Adult Cancer: How to Avoid Misdiagnosis

Courtesy Roswell Park Cancer Talk Blog Although we do not usually associate the occurrence of cancer with young adults, it is the number one cause of disease-related death among people ages 15-39. In fact, young adults get rare and aggressive forms of cancer, but when symptoms arise,

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Rare Genetic Diseases

Roswell Park is First Site in Region Named a Resource for Patients With Rare Genetic Disease. Living with a genetic disorder that calls for regular monitoring, appropriate treatment and emotional support calls for a multidisciplinary team that works together to coordinate patient care. Those diagnosed with von

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Dr. Maya Named as New Radiation Oncology Medical Director

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Oneida Health continue to add to the cancer expertise available through their affiliation, announcing the hire of Maya Mathew, MD, as Medical Director of the Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center in Oneida, part of the Roswell Park Care Network. Dr.

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