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

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...
16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
1-Apr-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

New research from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center reports that timing of radiation treatments can significantly reduce severity of mucositis and its related impacts.
1-Apr-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
31-Mar-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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

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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


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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 www.roswellpark.org, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or ASKRoswell@roswellpark.org.

Experts

  • Christine Ambrosone

    Senior Vice President

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

    Clinical Chief

    Keywords:
    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

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

    Chair of Neurosurgery

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

    Senior Vice President of Basic Science and the Gar

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

    Chair, Department of Urology and Director of Robot

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

    Chair of Health Behavior

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

    President & CEO

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

    Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

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

    Chief Medical Officer

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

    Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology

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

    Chair of the Department of Clinical Prevention

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

    Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Center

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

    Executive Director of the Center for Personalized

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

    Deputy Director, Chair of Gynecologic Oncology

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

    Director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Program an

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

    Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer Screening, Cancer Detection, Cancer Prevention, Epidemiology
     
     

Contacts

Annie Deck-Miller
Sr. Media Relations Manager
Cancer research and treatment

annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org

716-845-8593

Brittni Smallwood
Media Relations Specialist

brittni.smallwood@roswellpark.org

716-845-4919

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