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Article ID: 712819

Patients’ Own Cells Do the Work in Roswell Park Immunotherapy Study Incorporating Adult Stem Cells

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A clinical trial underway at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center will assess a brand-new immunotherapy approach — reprogramming a patient’s blood stem cells to generate a lasting supply of two types of immune cells — in patients with recurrent cancer of the ovaries, fallopian tubes or peritoneum.

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14-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711418

Researchers Uncover New Role for Tamoxifen in Triple-Negative Breast Cancers

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

In a new article in JNCI reporting the first known prognostic marker for triple-negative breast cancer, researchers provide evidence that a widely used breast cancer drug, tamoxifen, may be effective against this notoriously aggressive disease subtype.

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16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710507

Use of Oral Contraceptives Protects Against Most-Fatal Types of Ovarian Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University at Buffalo reports that the protective benefit of oral contraceptives is most pronounced with the most aggressive and fatal subtypes of ovarian cancer.

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1-Apr-2019 4:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710513

All in the Timing: Hour of Radiation Treatments Can Affect Mucositis for Patients With Head/Neck Cancers

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

New research from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center reports that timing of radiation treatments can significantly reduce severity of mucositis and its related impacts.

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1-Apr-2019 4:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710506

With Safety Analysis Now Complete, Roswell Park Moves Forward With Expanded Study of CIMAvax

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Final results from the first U.S. clinical study of CIMAvax-EGF show that this Cuban immunotherapy is safe and showed promising efficacy as part of a treatment combination with nivolumab in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

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31-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 708506

Roswell Park Presentations at TCT 2019 Focus on Tools for Predicting Patient Outcomes

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Several Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center experts were invited to highlight research and best practices during the TCT/Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Meetings now underway in Houston, Texas.

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21-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706513

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Named One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. The Buffalo cancer center was ranked 67th among 500 employers and 8th among the 30 employers within the health care sector to be named to the list, which is based on employee surveys.

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15-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705479

E-Cigarette Users Have Lower Exposure to Toxicants — As Long As They Don’t Smoke Combustible Cigarettes Too

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The largest study to date to compare exposure to toxicants among users of electronic cigarettes, smokers and nonsmokers has been completed, suggesting possible benefits for smokers who switch completely to electronic cigarettes

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14-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705427

Exercise Significantly Cuts the Risk of Death from Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

New research out of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center shows that cancer patients who exercise regularly both before and after their diagnosis are significantly more likely to survive than those who are sedentary, adding to the growing body of evidence that physical activity is an important part of a cancer prevention and treatment strategy. The results were published in a recent issue of the journal Cancer Causes & Control.

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13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705116

Opioid Prescriptions Can Be Drastically Reduced After Surgery with No Increase in Pain, Study Shows Striking

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Pain after surgery can be effectively managed with minimal or no opioids, according to research conducted at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and published today in JAMA Network Open. A two-year study by a multidisciplinary team of surgeons and other cancer specialists shows that the amount of opioid medications prescribed after surgery can be drastically reduced without negatively affecting pain scores, postoperative complications or patient requests for additional

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7-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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