Health Care in 2020 and Beyond

Increasing pharmaceutical costs, the evolution of electronic medical records, and uncertainty about predominant payer models are just a few of the challenges leaders in health care face both regionally and nationally as we approach the coming decade. As interdisciplinary experts debate how best to approach these problems,

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Chief Technology Officer Role Created to Enhance Patient-Centric Tech Solutions at Roswell Park

Paul Visco has been promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Longtime Roswell Park employee Paul Visco is now serving in the new role of Chief Technology Officer. A new position at Roswell Park, Visco’s role as CTO involves developing

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Buffalo Business Community Raises Half-Million Dollars for Team Science Project at Roswell Park

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center today marked the completion of its inaugural Herd of Hope campaign with the announcement of the winner of a $500,000 research grant. This first-of-its-kind “team science” research award was made possible through sponsorship’s from Western New York businesses and is providing seed

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E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes. The research team, led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, and Andrew Hyland, PhD, of Roswell

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Opioids Unnecessary After Surgery – New Roswell Study

Pain after surgery can be effectively managed with minimal or no opioids, according to research conducted at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and published today in JAMA Network Open. A two-year study by a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and other cancer specialists shows that the amount of opioid medications prescribed

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WNY Booming Aging Population

Top regional experts to discuss care for booming aging population BUFFALO, N.Y. — Health care leaders from The Eden Alternative, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo will share their insights during a panel discussion on Nov. 3 at Templeton Landing, 2 Templeton Terrace in

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Roswell Identifies Gene Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer Tumors

Roswell Park Team Identifies Potential Biomarker for Aggressive Prostate Cancer – Late-breaking research presented at AACR annual meeting in Washington, D.C. – Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer tumors Identifying a gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer tumors may help oncologists to identify aggressive prostate tumors sooner, and additional

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Roswell Researchers Genetic Changes and Cancer

Roswell Park Researchers Offer Novel Insight into Genetic Changes Leading to Cancer: Findings may lead to personalized prognostic tests for blood disorders BUFFALO, N.Y. — Predisposition to cancer and cancer progression can result from gene mutations that cause elevated rates of genetic damage. Similarly, carcinogens, including some that

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Roswell Research – Inaccurate Labeling Hookah Tobacco Products

Analysis of nicotine, pH levels in waterpipe tobacco has important regulatory implications BUFFALO, N.Y. — Label information on many hookah tobacco products is misleading and may be misinterpreted by consumers, according to new research on nicotine and pH levels in hookah tobacco. The study, led by Roswell

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