New York Quitcast

NYS Smokers Quitline Launches Audio/Video Podcast Series: NY Quitcast Online episodes geared toward assisting healthcare professionals with cessation efforts and helping smokers/vapers quit tobacco-use               BUFFALO, N.Y. – Sept. 22, 2020 – As part of its enhanced outreach efforts to both

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Roswell Oncologist Care Strategies Adopted Internationally

Care Strategies Championed by Roswell Park Radiation Oncologist Adopted in International Treatment Guides Dr. Anurag Singh proposed single-dose radiation for many cancer patients, and the use of nonopioid to manage mucositis High-dose radiation for lung cancer is safe and effective, Dr. Singh showed He proposed alternatives to

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Roswell: New Strategy for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Roswell Park Team Proposes Strategy for Making Pancreatic Tumors Respond to Checkpoint Inhibition New study provides rationale for combining targeted therapies with anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy Most pancreatic cancers do not respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors In lab, combination of CDK4/6 inhibitors and MEK inhibitors slowed tumor growth Targeted

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Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy in COVID Cancer Patients

Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy Combination in Cancer Patients With COVID-19 Combination of rintatolimod and interferon alfa first proposed by Dr. Pawel Kalinski as cancer treatment Rintatolimod and interferon alfa first combined in Roswell Park cancer studies New trial will be first to combine rintatolimod and interferon

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – New Research

Roswell Park Reports Extended Survival Among Breast Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Regularly Physical activity before, during and after chemotherapy shown to benefit those with high-risk breast cancers Study analyzed physical activity patterns of breast cancer patients over time Those who met activity thresholds before & after treatment

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Roswell Leads COVID-19 Treatment Approach in WNY

Collaborative Effort Brings New COVID-19 Treatment Approach to Western New York Clinical trial led by Roswell Park, UB will test effectiveness of anti-inflammatory drug Clinical trial will assess effectiveness of the antibody sarilumab (Kevzara) Part of large international COVID-19 trial sponsored by Regeneron Researchers pursuing additional clinical trials

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Univera Roswell Grant Supports Colon Cancer Screening Education

Univera Healthcare Grant to Roswell Park Will Support Colon Cancer Screening and Education Program $110,000 grant to help with colon cancer screening Funds will support navigator at Neighborhood Health Center Position will also provide education and outreach Today, Univera Healthcare made a $110,000 grant to Roswell Park

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Optum® Designates Roswell Park as a Cancer Center of Excellence

Roswell recognized for pediatric and adult oncology care Centers of Excellence deemed clinically superior through strict evaluation process Roswell is one of 37 Cancer COE’s, only one in Upstate NY Company evaluates center annually BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is proud to announce its

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Roswell Park Hires Chief Pharmacy Officer

Dr. Lijian Cai to examine pharmaceutical trends, operations as he oversees program at cancer center Dr. Cai brings knowledge of medication safety, pharmaceutical training Oversees operations on main campus, and outpatient pharmacy, hospital-based satellite locations Advocate of pharmaceutical industry transparency in wake of recent drug shortages BUFFALO,

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Clinical Trial for Brain Cancer Glioblastoma Immunotherapy SurVaxM

Roswell Park Spinoff Company Advances Toward New Clinical Trial for Brain Cancer Immunotherapy SurVaxM MimiVax LLC and Roswell Park to launch large clinical trial at centers in U.S. & abroad following major licensing deal MimiVax LLC secures $10 million upfront in licensing deal Large phase II studies expected

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