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Roswell Park Spinoff Company Advances Toward New Clinical Trial for Brain Cancer Immunotherapy SurVaxM

The inventors of a cancer immunotherapy developed at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have announced a major step forward with that therapy, SurVaxM — a multimillion-dollar licensing deal that will help enable large, randomized clinical...
20-Nov-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Algorithm Reduces Need for Therapy in Children With Intermediate-Risk Neuroblastoma

Roswell Park's Dr. Clare Twist led an effort to develop and validate a new treatment algorithm for infants and children with neuroblastoma. In a new study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the team reports that many patients can safely receive...
2-Oct-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taking Baby Aspirin Improves Overall Survival for Patients With Head & Neck, Lung Cancer

In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that low-dose aspirin and other anti-inflammatories may improve survival...
18-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Moving Unique Immunotherapy Platform Forward With $6.42 Million DoD Grant

A team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is moving a new three-part strategy for treating advanced cancers forward with support from a DoD grant that will fund a clinical trial in patients with brain-metastatic breast cancer.
18-Sep-2019 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Secures More Than $15.4 Million in New Funding for Cancer Research

Roswell Park researchers have received recent grant awards totaling more than $15.4 million. These competitive awards include the first National Institutes of Health funding to study a new electronic tobacco device and a state grant supporting...
13-Aug-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Researchers Identify Immune Biomarker of Response in Patients With Advanced Liver Cancer

Roswell Park researchers have uncovered a biomarker that may help explain why some patients respond better than others to sorafenib, a chemotherapy commonly prescribed for patients with advanced liver cancer.
13-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Team Develops New Method of Tracking Cellular Changes Associated with Cancer

Researchers from Roswell Park have developed a new bioinformatics-based approach for monitoring key changes in cancer cells — a data-driven method that might help to enhance and personalize cancer treatment.
1-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Immunotherapy-Chemo Combo Based on Work of Roswell Park’s Dr. Ben Seon Gets FDA Approval

A cancer therapy based on the work of Ben Seon, PhD, at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for patients with an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
19-Jun-2019 6:05 PM 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 www.roswellpark.org, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or ASKRoswell@roswellpark.org.

Experts

  • Andrei Gudkov

    Senior Vice President of Basic Science and the Gar

    Keywords:
    Cancer Genetics, Cancer Therapies, Drug Discovery, Radiation effects
     
     
  • Andrew Hyland

    Chair of Health Behavior

    Keywords:
    Tobacco, Tobacco Control, tobacco policy, Epidemiologic, Public Health, e-cigarretes, vaping
     
     
  • Boris Kuvshinoff II

    Chief Medical Officer

    Keywords:
    Liver Cancer, Pancreatic, Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, abdominal cancer , Gastrointestinal Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer
     
     
  • Candace S. Johnson

    President & CEO

    Keywords:
    Cancer, Cancer Research, Vitamin D, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Genomics, Personalized Medicine, Cancer Therapies, Medical Research
     
     
  • Carl Morrison

    Executive Director of the Center for Personalized

    Keywords:
    Genomics, Personalized Medicine, molecular pathology, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Molecular Diagnostics, Medical Diagnostics
     
     
  • 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
     
     
  • Igor Puzanov

    Director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Program an

    Keywords:
    Novel Therapies, Melanoma, immunotheraphy, Cancer Vaccines, Personalized Medicine, Cancer
     
     
  • Kara Kelly

    Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics

    Keywords:
    Pediatric Cancer, Hodgkin Lymphoma, pediatric leukemia, Cancer Therapies
     
     

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

annie.deck-miller@roswellpark.org

716-845-8593

Rebecca Vogt
Media Relations Specialist
Cancer

rebecca.vogt@roswellpark.org

716-845-4919

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