Palliative care team competing with programs across the Northeast for LIVESTRONG funding
Friday, March 9, 2012
(Buffalo, NY) Roswell Park Cancer Institute is seeking the community’s support to help them gain a $10,000 grant from LIVESTRONG, the cancer advocacy foundation founded by cyclist and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. The grant would support Roswell Park’s Palliative Care team and enable...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
WHAT: U.S. Surgeon General’s Report “Preventing Tobacco Use among Youth and Young Adults,” released today, calls on the nation to make the next generation tobacco-free.
A young person from the Amherst Youth Board and a Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) faculty member will...
Drs. Boris Kuvshinoff II, Renuka Iyer will respond to questions Tuesday, March 20, at 6pm EDT
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Two experts from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will respond to questions in an upcoming CancerConnect Web Chat on the topic Treatment Options for Patients with Liver Cancer.
Second person to hold endowed professorship named for the late Dr. Robert P. Huben
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Khurshid Guru, MD, Director of the Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), has been named the Dr. Robert P. Huben Professor of Urologic Oncology. The Huben Professorship in Urologic Oncology was established in 2006 to support urologic education and...
More than 30 staff take a lot off the top at fundraising celebration
Monday, March 5, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) More than 30 Roswell Park Cancer Institute faculty, staff, patient family members and supporters today took part in the Goin’ Bald for Bucks Team Roswell event, shaving their heads or cutting ten inches of their hair to raise funds and show support to patients. The event raised...
Special-edition caps will benefit needed research and grow “top of mind” awareness
Thursday, March 1, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) New Era Cap Company and Roswell Park Cancer Institute are proud to announce the debut of the Your Cancer Cure cap collection. The line features three original designs to raise funds for and awareness of cancer research and patient support programs at Roswell Park.
Each cap bears a...
Conclusions from study of entinostat combination to be tested in kidney, prostate cancer clinical trials
Thursday, February 23, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Preclinical research by a team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has demonstrated for the first time the way in which a class I histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, entinostat, appears to boost the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy for treatment of some solid tumors...
Annual Becker’s Hospital Review feature highlights leaders in research, prevention, treatment and education
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has once again been included on Becker’s Hospital Review’s annual list of centers that serve as leaders in cancer research, prevention, treatment and education. In selecting facilities for its “Great Oncology Programs...
Staff to share information, assist with risk assessments at Feb. 26 event in Hamburg
Friday, February 17, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) invites the community to the 2012 Western New York Health Expo Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Fairgrounds Event Center, Hamburg, NY, from 10am to 3pm. RPCI staff will share information on cancer prevention, risk factors, early detection, treatment...
Findings of International Tobacco Control study published in BMC Public Health
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Smokers strongly favor decreasing the addictiveness of cigarettes, according to results from an International Tobacco Control (ITC) United States Supplemental Survey published in a recent issue of the journal BMC Public Health. The survey was conducted by a group of...