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Number of Hospitalizations Can Be Important Clinical Indicator for Head, Neck Cancer Patients

Patients who were unexpectedly hospitalized for dehydration, fever or other ailments while undergoing radiation treatment for head and neck cancers were at a higher risk for less favorable outcomes, a new study from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer...
30-Jun-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Suggests New Strategy for Controlling Graft vs. Host Disease in Blood/Marrow Transplant Recipients

New preclinical work by a team of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program suggests that the risk of developing acute graft vs. host disease (GVHD) during allogeneic blood/marrow...
12-Jun-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Researchers Have a Head Start in Fight Against COVID-19

Researchers at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have been actively engaged in the effort to develop treatments or other control strategies that can help communities worldwide to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
9-Jun-2020 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Decisions to Stray From Clinical Oncology Pathways Are Often Justified, Roswell Park Analysis Shows

Clinical oncology pathways are an important tool, helping cancer care providers and their patients to zero in on the most appropriate care plan. But a treating professional’s decision to depart from the recommendations of these decision-support...
29-May-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Targeted Drugs and Immunotherapies May Lower Risk of Therapy-Related Hematologic Cancers

While breakthrough treatments have emerged for several cancers over the last two decades, driving striking improvements in survival and other clinical outcomes, too little is known about the risk of therapy-related hematologic cancers following...
29-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Team Proposes Strategy for Making Pancreatic Tumors Respond to Checkpoint Inhibition

A possible new strategy for treating pancreatic cancer highlights the promise of collaboration between experts in both precision medicine and immunology. The findings from a team led by Agnieszka Witkiewicz, MD, and Erik Knudsen, PhD, at Roswell...
18-May-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park to Assess Investigational Immunotherapy Combination in Cancer Patients With COVID-19

A two-drug immunotherapy combination first proposed by a Roswell Park team as an approach for treating cancer will soon be available to cancer patients with COVID-19 through a clinical trial at the Buffalo, N.Y., cancer center.
12-May-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Diet Rich in Antioxidants Can Reduce Risk of Infection in Pediatric Leukemia Patients

New research led by a pediatric oncology expert from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center underscores that diets high in antioxidant-rich foods can have particular benefits for young cancer patients.
1-May-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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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...
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