Nicotine Addictive for Teens and Young Adults

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 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 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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WESTERN NEW YORK RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO JOIN THE ‘YEAR OF CESSATION’ MOVEMENT

While adult smoking rates are at all-time lows, the fight isn’t over to promote tobacco-free living in New York State. This is one of several reasons the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health designated 2019 as the “Year of Cessation.” With support from

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Renamed Roswell Park Program Supports Patients of All Faiths, Spiritual Traditions

Two decades of support, and a new name to follow. For 20 years, the Department of Pastoral Care has supported the mission of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center through its integrative, interfaith approach to wellness, and providing ministry and care for the spirit of patients of all

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National Cancer Institute Renews Roswell Park’s Prestigious ‘Comprehensive’ Designation

Nation’s longest-standing dedicated cancer center awarded 5-year, $22.5 million grant to pursue its mission Roswell Park was among first group of 3 centers designated by NCI in 1970s Rigorous review process assesses strength of research, impact on community Largest such grant and best application score in Roswell

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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

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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

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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

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