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‘Super T Cells’ Engineered for Optimal Performance Drive New Roswell Park Gene-Therapy Approach

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute have initiated a clinical trial based on a unique two-pronged strategy for arming the immune system to more effectively attack cancer cells.
2-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Oncogene FOXQ1 Promotes Some Tumor Types, Suppresses Another

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In a new study published in Cell Reports, scientists report an unexpected finding — that the oncogene FOXQ1 suppresses the growth of melanoma cells.
28-Sep-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roswell Park Joins ORIEN Personalized Medicine Consortium

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Roswell Park Cancer has joined the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network, a unique research partnership among North America’s top cancer centers. Members of ORIEN contribute to a shared databank and collaborate on clinical research in...
14-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multivitamins May Reduce Incidence of Neuropathy from Chemotherapy

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A new study from Roswell Park Cancer Institute reports that women with breast cancer who took multivitamin supplements were less likely to develop chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.
12-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Team Develops Fluorescent Sensors That May Pave Way for New Cancer Therapies

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New research led by a team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and published in the journal Nature Methods reports the development of the first tool for detecting changes in GTP levels in living cells.
12-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beta Blockers May Hold Key to Unleashing Potential of Checkpoint Inhibitors, Roswell Park Team Shows

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In new research published in the journal Cancer Research, a team from Roswell Park has shown that "beta blocker" drugs appear to be an effective means of reducing beta-2 receptor signaling and, in the process, may improve the efficacy of...
30-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Named a U.S. News ‘Best Hospital’ For Cancer

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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 cancer hospitals reviewed...
8-Aug-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

FDA Awards Orphan Status to Brain Cancer Vaccine Developed at Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded orphan drug status to SurVaxM, a promising immunotherapy vaccine developed at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and being studied as a treatment for glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer.
7-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park: Racial Disparities From Cervical Cancer Are a Wake-Up Call

25-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Dr. Igor Puzanov of @RoswellPark Cancer Institute Avail. To Comment on Chan/Zuckerberg $30b Pledge for #Medicalresearch

22-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Roswell Park's Dr. James Marshall Available to Interpret, Comment on Who Statement on Processed Meats and Cancer Risk

27-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Cancer-Specific Clinical Research Center: New Frontiers in Research at Roswell Park

Clinical trials are the frontier for targeted cancer drugs. Roswell Park Cancer Institute recently opened one of only a few clinical research centers in the U.S. focused exclusively on cancer. The Clinical Research Center, under the direction of...
4-Apr-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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