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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

Released:
7-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 704536

Brain Cancer Immunotherapy SurVaxM Extends Survival, Even in Hard-to-Treat Patients

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

The latest results from an ongoing clinical study incorporating the immunotherapy SurVaxM as part of combination treatment for glioblastoma show that this investigational drug is safe, well-tolerated and extended survival even among the hardest-to-treat subgroups of patients. The findings were presented at the Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

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28-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 704427

Research Review Underscores Progress in Treating Kidney Cancer, Importance of Close Patient Monitoring

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

In an effort to compile and summarize the latest knowledge about these immunotherapy combinations and their implications, a group of kidney cancer immunotherapy experts led by Saby George, MD, of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have written a new research review article assessing current approaches to treating patients newly diagnosed with kidney cancer and also looking ahead to some of the most pressing questions still to be answered related to these emerging therapies. Published online Nov. 21 by the journal JAMA Oncology, the review article highlights the path to approval for the new standard of care for these patients — ipilimumab, also known as Yervoy, together with nivolumab, also known as Opdivo.

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26-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 702398

Compound Derived From Chinese Tree Bark Shows Promise as Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

A new derivative of a compound found in the bark of a rare Chinese tree has powerful anticancer properties and a low toxicity profile, according to new research from a Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center published in the Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research.

Released:
18-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701168

Governor Cuomo Announces First-Ever Biotech Venture Between U.S. and Cuba to Research and Develop New Cancer Treatments

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Buffalo-based Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has formed the Innovative Immunotherapy Alliance S.A., the first-ever biotech venture between the U.S. and Cuba.

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26-Sep-2018 1:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701099

Roswell Park Awarded More Than $6 Million in Moonshot Funds to Lead New Data Management Resource

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Through a grant award provided by the Cancer MoonshotSM, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center will support and advance some of the nation’s most ambitious cancer research projects.

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25-Sep-2018 2:40 PM EDT

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