Sequestration & Disinvestment in National Cancer Institute Threaten Lives & Regional Economy
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Potential for Over $101 Million in Cuts to Biomedical Research & 1,600 Job Losses in New York Alone
Editor's note: This press release was issued by the office of Rep. Brian Higgins on February 11, 2013.
Monday, February 11, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — The Rev. Reninger Flores, MA, has joined the Pastoral Care Team at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as one of two Protestant Chaplains serving the Institute’s patients and visitors.
At RPCI, he will provide spiritual care to patients. He will also work closely with the...
RPCI’s BMT patient results superior to expected outcomes
Thursday, February 7, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — For the third consecutive year, outcomes for patients receiving blood and marrow transplants through the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) are among the best in the nation. The latest report compiled by the Center for International Blood...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
BUFFALO, NY, February 6, 2013 – Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and Catholic Health are now providing gynecologic oncology services to women at The M. Steven Piver, MD Center for Women’s Health & Wellness, a department of Sisters of Charity Hospital, with the appointment of...
Vast majority of those using devices believe they’re less harmful than cigarettes
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Nearly 80% of smokers who use electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, believe the devices are less harmful than traditional cigarettes, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and authored by a team of scientists led by Richard O’...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
This press release was issued January 30, 2013, by the Office of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.
New Roswell Park Niagara location in Wheatfield offering surgical consultations, dermatology services
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has opened a satellite location in Wheatfield, NY, making comprehensive cancer care available close to home for residents of Niagara County and Grand Island. The new site, Roswell Park Niagara, is located on the ground floor of the Summit...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Lou Billittier, owner of Chef’s Restaurant, has a big announcement – he’s Goin’ Bald for Bucks. Billittier announced today that he will raise funds to have his head shaved on March 20 by “Rayzor” Rob Ray, sports broadcaster and former...
Event to take place Jan. 17 at noon in RPCI's Research Studies Center; reception to follow
Monday, January 14, 2013
WHAT: AREN, the African-American Roswell Employee Network at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), invites Western New Yorkers to attend Better Healthcare for All: the third annual Community Gathering to Celebrate the Life & Times of...
Anticancer effects of small-molecule inhibitor CFAK-Y15 even more pronounced as part of combination therapy
Friday, December 21, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have published findings from a preclinical study assessing the effectiveness of a small-molecule inhibitor, CFAK-Y15, in treating some brain cancers. The paper, published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, demonstrates for the...