Institute CEO, board chair thank Gov. Cuomo, lawmakers for supporting mission of comprehensive cancer center
Friday, March 29, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — With the New York State budget for 2013-14 now final, leaders from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) expressed their appreciation for the leadership of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of the state Senate and Assembly throughout the current legislative session.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
BUFFALO, NY – There are more than 400,000 people with Down syndrome in the U.S. It is the most common genetic cause of developmental and intellectual disabilities in children, accounting for about 30 to 40 percent of all moderate to severe cases. No treatment has proven effective for...
Study results indicate Fundamental Skills of Robotic Surgery appears to be effective way to train surgeons
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and four collaborating institutions have evaluated the effectiveness of a novel curriculum to safely train surgeons on the da Vinci Surgical System, which is used to perform robot-assisted surgeries. Results, published in...
Presentations by RPCI surgeons cover issues of biomarker identification, quality improvement, treatment decisions
Monday, March 11, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Five Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) physicians were invited to give oral presentations on cancer research March 8 at the 66th annual Cancer Symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology, an international society for cancer surgeons. They were among 10 RPCI physicians who...
RPCI physicians present findings on breast, esophageal, colorectal, sarcoma tumors at SSO 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Ten teams from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) led research projects that will be presented at the Society of Surgical Oncology’s 66th annual Cancer Symposium this week in National Harbor, MD. In all, 28 RPCI faculty and staff members contributed toward 12 different...