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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Honors Native American Researcher at Roswell Park

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center faculty researcher Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW, has been recognized with a Research Into Action Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) New Connections initiative. Dr. Rodney Haring earns a “Research into Action” award Presented in March at a capstone symposium in New Orleans, the award symbolizes what Dr. Haring has accomplished as a New Connect... »

In-Demand Dermatopathology Expert Promoted to Director of Surgical Pathology at Roswell Park Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has added a new leader to its Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with the promotion of Paul Bogner, MD, to Director of Surgical Pathology. In the Surgical Pathology Division, Dr. Bogner will now oversee fourteen sub-specialty pathologists who handle more than 25,000 cases per year. Armed with sub-specialized training and experience, the team of... »

Researchers Uncover New Role for Tamoxifen in Triple-Negative Breast Cancers Roswell Park team identifies first known prognostic marker for these aggressive tumors

TNBC tumors lack 3 key receptors that existing therapies target Team led by Dr. Gokul Das focused on a different receptor, ER-beta They demonstrate that tamoxifen may be effective against many TNBC tumors. One of the mechanisms that makes so-called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) notoriously aggressive and hard to treat is its ability to disarm proteins that suppress tumors and mutate them in... »

Bowling Fundraiser Benefits Ride for Roswell

Roswell Park Cessation Services (RPCS) and Russell J. Salvatore team up for family fun bowling and a tournament at Transit Lanes  It started with anidea: have an afternoon of bowling to raise funds toward the Ride for Roswell. After a chance encounter between a bowling aficionado and legendary restaurateur Russell J. Salvatore, the idea turned into so much more. As part of its efforts to raise fun... »

Roswell Park Workforce Swells to Record Level with Latest Slate of Hires and Promotions

The team at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has reached record levels, growing to a workforce of more than 3,500. The latest appointments announced by Roswell Park President and CEO Candace S. Johnson, PhD, and her senior leadership team mark a milestone for the 121-year-old cancer center, reflecting expansion across all areas of operations, from clinical care and education to new frontie... »

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 funding to begin a new team science research study at Roswell Park. Each... »

Roswell Park Awarded $6 Million

Roswell Park Awarded More Than $6 Million in Moonshot Funds to Lead New Data Management Resource Team wins competitive bid to establish critical data center supporting other Moonshot projects $6.28M award funds creation of Data Management and Resource-Sharing Center Program will serve as hub for 13 other Cancer Moonshot projects University at Buffalo’s Center for Computational Research a critical ... »

Roswell Park Best Hospital for Cancer

Roswell Park Named a U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ For Cancer – Ranking 33 out of nearly 900 hospitals based on outcomes, patient safety, capabilities, reputation BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been named a 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. The Buffalo, N.Y., comprehensive cancer center was ranked by the news outlet as 33rd among nearly 900 canc... »

Roswell Study and Lung Cancer Vaccine

Gov. Cuomo Announces Landmark Roswell Park Study Bringing Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine to U.S. Patients, and Approval of Historic U.S. Government License Authorizing U.S.–Cuba Commercial Partnership to Fast-Track Biotech Development Spurred by NYS Trade Mission to Cuba in 2015, Buffalo cancer center will conduct a clinical trial with CIMAvax-EGF, groundbreaking immunotherapy for lung cancer developed... »

Lung Cancer Patients Who Stop Smoking Live Longer

Clinical interventions help patients with smoking cessation, extending survival BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tobacco cessation provided significant survival benefit for lung cancer patients who quit smoking shortly before or after diagnosis, despite the severity of the disease. Results of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute study were published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Roswell Park has a unique Tobac... »

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