Roswell Park Dermatologist Becomes Endowed Chair

Paving the way for continued growth of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Department of Dermatology, Gyorgy Paragh, MD, PhD, has been promoted to head the department, and has been named the Lawrence P. & Joan Castellani Family Chair in Dermatology. Described by his patients as kind, gentle

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Courage of Carly Fund Trick or Treat Pediatric Patients

Courage of Carly Fund, Roswell Park Host Trunk or Treat for Pediatric Cancer Patients WHAT:  Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Courage of Carly Fund have partnered to provide a safe and fun, socially-distanced Trunk or Treat drive-thru experience for families facing pediatric cancer and blood

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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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