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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New Evidence That Inhaled Vitamin E Acetate in Vapers primary Cause of Deadly Lung Damage

In August 2019, the first cases of an unknown lung injury associated with vaping products were reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This initial cluster of cases would quickly grow to 2,807 cases across the country, leading to the deaths of 68

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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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Roswell Expands Services to Southtowns

Newest & Largest Roswell Park Care Network Site Brings Expanded Services to Southtowns Specialty oncology and supportive care available onsite at 15,000-square-foot facility in Orchard Park Roswell Park Hematology Oncology Southtowns relocates to 3041 Orchard Park Rd. Staff of 15 and Roswell Park physicians provide care in

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First Sickle Cell Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

 First Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant for Sickle Cell Patient Performed by Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Joint Program Team BUFFALO, N.Y., September 25, 2019 – The clinical team from the Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Program has successfully performed the first pediatric bone marrow transplant

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Nicotine Addictive for Teens and Young Adults

        PARENTS NEED TO KNOW: NICOTINE IS ADDICTIVE FOR TEENAGERS AND YOUNG ADULTS BUFFALO, N.Y. – August 22, 2019 – As New York State teenagers and young adults head back to school and college, the New York State Smokers’ Quitline reminds parents to educate

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Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center immunology researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help explain why some patients respond better than others to a common chemotherapy treatment for liver cancer. They hope that their analysis of immune responses among patients receiving sorafenib can lead to more individualized

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Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have received more than a dozen recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million. These competitive awards from both government agencies and private funders will fuel research to overcome obstacles in treating diseases like prostate, breast, colon and lung cancer, as

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