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Continued Treatment with Nivolumab May Improve Survival in Patients with Advanced Kidney Cancer

Only 12% of kidney cancer patients with advanced disease survive five years after their initial treatment. In a Roswell Park Cancer Institute-led study, scientists report that some patients with advanced kidney cancer who continued to receive a...
23-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exercise May Reduce the Risk of Cervical Cancer

Even 30 minutes of exercise per week has the potential to significantly reduce a woman’s risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a study from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI). The case-control study was recently...
10-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Potential Cause Identified for Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance Among African-American Men

Improper functioning of the mitochondria may help account for the fact that african-american men with prostate cancer respond poorly to conventional chemotherapy
29-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Heavy Alcohol Consumption May Make It Harder to Quit Smoking

Chronic heavy alcohol consumption may lead to an increase in the rate of nicotine metabolism, which could be a contributing factor to poor smoking cessation rates in smokers addicted to alcohol.
28-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Supports Evidence That Rab Disruption May Be Effective Strategy for Treating Multiple Myeloma

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) researchers are investigating agents that target and disrupt the trafficking of monoclonal antibodies in multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow. The results will be presented at the American Association...
21-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combination Therapy Incorporating 3 New Agents Shows Promise as Treatment for Aggressive Lymphoma

New research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) shows that promising cancer drugs used in combination can have significant therapeutic impact on a particularly aggressive subtype of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DH-DLBCL) in preclinical...
19-Apr-2016 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multivitamin Use Protects Against Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Breast Cancer Patients

Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), in collaboration with investigators from the cooperative group SWOG, have found that use of multivitamins prior to diagnosis may reduce the risk of neuropathy in breast cancer patients treated...
19-Apr-2016 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Compounds that May Enhance Antitumor Activity of Vitamin D

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) research on the most potent form of vitamin D, commonly called calcitriol, offers new insights into approaches that may enhance the antitumor activity of this much-studied human hormone. The researchers will...
19-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT 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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