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Renowned Oncologist Dr. Marc Ernstoff to Assume Leadership Roles at UB, Roswell Park

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Dr. Marc Ernstoff will head the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo and the Department of Medicine at Roswell Park Cancer Institute...
4-Feb-2016 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Recruitment, New Collaborations Highlight Dr. Candace Johnson’s First Year Leading Roswell Park

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Successful recruitment and retention efforts, new collaborations with regional partners and groundwork for new clinical and scientific initiatives have all marked Candace S. Johnson's first year as President and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
3-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Users of Cherry-Flavored E-Cigarettes May Be Exposed to Higher Levels of Respiratory Irritant

An analysis of 145 different electronic-cigarette flavoring products reveals that many e-cigarette users may be exposed to a potentially harmful chemical, benzaldehyde. The highest concentrations were detected in vapor from cherry-flavored products.
28-Jan-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Leading American Cancer Centers Endorse HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has joined with all the top cancer centers across the nation in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer. Recognizing that insufficient vaccination...
27-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Identifies New Class of Anticancer Compounds for Possible Targeted Therapy in Blood Cancers

A research team from the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has discovered a new class of small-molecule compounds that are good candidates for development of novel targeted therapies in the treatment...
27-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Anticancer Agent FL118 More Potent than its Analogs, Not Prone to Typical Channels of Resistance

Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute have reported findings about a new synthetic form of camptothecin that appears to have greater potency, longer efficacy and fewer adverse side effects than irinotecan and topotecan.
25-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mathematical Modeling Can Help Predict Impact of Surgery on Cancer Metastasis

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Scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Inria demonstrate that mathematical models can provide useful clues about the impact of surgery on metastasis, and may help to predict the risk of cancer spread.
24-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Strategy to Prevent Renal Failure, Also Hit on Opportunities to Improve Cancer Treatment

Researchers have identified 10 genes whose inhibition appears to protect kidney cells. The findings point the way to strategies for preventing acute kidney injury and may also help to evade drug resistance in cancer therapy.
24-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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