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Treatment-Free Intervals in Ovarian Cancer Not Linked to Initial Response

Three-quarters of women treated for ovarian cancer face relapse of their disease. And while those who respond well to initial therapy do tend to survive longer, they require additional treatment for recurring cancer just as frequently as other women...
30-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Generational Gap on Cessation Among Poor Rural Smokers in Northern Appalachia

Significant differences in attitudes toward smoking cessation are reported between two generations of smokers in Northern Appalachia in new research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The qualitative study about beliefs, attitudes and...
10-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Promising Vaccine Therapy for Glioblastoma Brain Cancers Moves on to Larger, Multisite Study


A new clinical trial at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the Cleveland Clinic will assess the effectiveness of the SurVaxM vaccine in combination with standard chemotherapy as treatment for glioblastoma, a rare but often-fatal cancer of the brain.
9-Sep-2015 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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