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

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.
21-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

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...
15-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

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
14-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Exercise Significantly Cuts the Risk of Death from Cancer

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...
13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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...
7-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

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...
28-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

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...
26-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

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...
18-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park: Racial Disparities From Cervical Cancer Are a Wake-Up Call

25-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Dr. Igor Puzanov of @RoswellPark Cancer Institute Avail. To Comment on Chan/Zuckerberg $30b Pledge for #Medicalresearch

22-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a community united by the drive to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope. Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Learn more at, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or


  • Christine Ambrosone

    Senior Vice President

    Cancer, Epidemology, Cancer Prevention, Breast Cancer, Health Disparities
  • Ermelinda Bonaccio

    Clinical Chief

    Cancer, Breast Cancer Screening, Radiology, Mammography, breast cancer early detection, Breast Cancer, Breast Imaging, breast biopsy
  • Stephen Edge

    Vice President for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy

    Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Surgery, cancer incidence, Health Care Delivery, Health Care Outcomes
  • Robert Fenstermaker

    Chair of Neurosurgery

    Neurosurgery, Glioblastoma, Brain Cancer, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines
  • Andrei Gudkov

    Senior Vice President of Basic Science and the Gar

    Cancer Genetics, Cancer Therapies, Drug Discovery, Radiation effects
  • Khurshid Guru

    Chair, Department of Urology and Director of Robot

    Robotic Surgery, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cancer
  • Andrew Hyland

    Chair of Health Behavior

    Tobacco, Tobacco Control, tobacco policy, Epidemiologic, Public Health, e-cigarretes, vaping
  • Candace S. Johnson

    President & CEO

    Cancer, Cancer Research, Vitamin D, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Genomics, Personalized Medicine, Cancer Therapies, Medical Research
  • Kara Kelly

    Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

    Pediatric Cancer, Hodgkin Lymphoma, pediatric leukemia, Cancer Therapies
  • Boris Kuvshinoff II

    Chief Medical Officer

    Liver Cancer, Pancreatic, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, abdominal cancer , Gastrointestinal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer
  • Kelvin Lee

    Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology

    Cancer, Cancer Immunology, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Biotech, mutiple myeloma, Medical Oncology, Medical Research
  • Martin Mahoney

    Chair of the Department of Clinical Prevention

    Family Medicine, Primary Care, Preventive Medicine, Health Behavior, Lung Cancer, Smoking Cessation, HPV, Vaccination
  • Philip McCarthy

    Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Center

    Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Transplant, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Cancer, Blood Cancer, hematologic oncology
  • Carl Morrison

    Executive Director of the Center for Personalized

    Genomics, Personalized Medicine, molecular pathology, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Diagnostics
  • Kunle Odunsi

    Deputy Director, Chair of Gynecologic Oncology

    Cancer, Cancer Therapy, Immunotherapy, Cancer Vaccines, Vaginal Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer
  • Igor Puzanov

    Director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Program an

    Novel Therapies, Melanoma, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Personalized Medicine, Cancer
  • Mary Reid

    Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship

    Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology


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