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Ovarian Cancer Survival Influenced by History of Oral Contraceptive Use

A history of oral contraceptive use and having at least one child increased longevity by nearly three years in patients diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to a Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) study recently published online ahead of print...
27-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Community Outreach and Education Program Aims to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) researchers, together with input from African-American community leaders in Buffalo, have created an outreach effort that provides racial/ethnic minority and medically underserved communities with educational...
17-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding Why Some Latina Women Discontinue Participation in Cancer Prevention Outreach

It has long been known that rates of breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas are low compared to rates for U.S. women overall. A study led by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) found that age and fear of cancer diagnosis...
24-Jul-2015 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lung Cancer Patients Who Stop Smoking Live Longer

Tobacco cessation provided significant survival benefit for lung cancer patients who quit smoking shortly before or after diagnosis, despite the severity of the disease. Results of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute study were published in the...
13-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Oncology Partnership Brings Access to Specialized Cancer Care to Nigeria

Roswell Park Cancer Institute will provide clinical consultations and training for staff at Lakeshore Cancer Center, Lagos, Nigeria, through an affiliation announced today.
30-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Menarche May Be Important in Development of Aggressive Breast Cancer in African-American Women

Early age at menarche, or first menstrual cycle, could play a role in the disproportionate incidence of estrogen receptor (ER)-negative breast cancers diagnosed among African-American women, according to a study published in the Journal of the...
17-Jun-2015 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roswell Park Photodynamic Therapy Center Receives $10M Federal Award to Optimize Head & Neck Cancer Treatments

Roswell Park will receive a five-year, $10 million NCI award to continue its PDT research program in head and neck cancers and conduct clinical trials in collaboration with other centers.
16-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Spins Out Transformative New Company – OmniSeq, LLC

OmniSeq, LLC has officially begun its spin-out from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and will immediately begin commercializing its suite of innovative products that match cancer patients to therapies tailored specifically to them.
11-Jun-2015 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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