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Roswell Park Study May Provide Clues to Treating Colorectal Cancer More Effectively in Younger Patients

While the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) has dropped significantly among older adults in recent years — a trend attributed to regular screening colonoscopies and lower smoking rates — the opposite is true for people born between 1981 and...
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Race and Ethnicity Affect 21-Gene Recurrence Score, Overall Survival in Women with ER+ Breast Cancer

An observational cohort study out of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center demonstrates that race and ethnicity affect a woman’s 21-gene recurrence score, a tool used to determine risk of recurrence and distant metastasis in patients with...
5-Jun-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Study is First to Show That Exercise Strengthens Immune System in Multiple Myeloma Patients

Research has shown that the immune system doesn’t function properly in patients with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that occurs when plasma cells — a type of white blood cell — multiply out of control. But a clinical trial led by Jens...
5-Jun-2023 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roswell Park Nurses Share Their Innovative Practices at Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress

Evidence-based practice changes led by nurses from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center will be highlighted at the 48th annual Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress April 26-30, 2023, in San Antonio, Texas.
26-Apr-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Roswell Park Investigators Reveal Changes to Immune Status in Patient Tumors After Radiation

Little is known about how radiation therapy to kill cancer cells affects immune cells and other components of patient tumors. But a study out of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is shedding light on that process, providing information that...
25-Apr-2023 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New CAR T-Cell Strategy Highly Effective Against Small Cell Lung Cancer in Preclinical Study

A new approach to chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T) therapy has shown great promise against small cell lung cancer (SCLC) in a preclinical study. The findings cover new ground in our understanding of how CAR T can be employed against...
25-Apr-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FTD/TPI Plus Oxaliplatin Well-Tolerated But Not Broadly Effective as Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

Research led by Roswell Park's Sarbajit Mukherjee, MD, MS, shows that a new chemotherapy combination — trifluridine/tipiracil (FTD/TPI) and oxaliplatin — is well tolerated and has activity among patients with esophageal cancer.
18-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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From AACR 2023: Roswell Park Researchers Highlight Patient, Survivor Survey on Cannabis

Results of an anonymous cancer patient and survivor survey conducted by a team from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Center for Translational Research on Cannabis and Cancer (CTRCC) will be shared at the American Association for Cancer...
18-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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