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...
Scholarship awarded to RPCI employee in tribute to Buffalo’s first African-American nurse
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — DeMarco Ogletree, a cashier in the Nutrition & Food Service Department at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), earned the $2,000 Eva M. Noles Scholarship Friday, December 7 at the fifth annual Eva M. Noles Scholarship and Community Recognition Breakfast at RPCI. The annual...
RPCI is only facility in New York state to earn designation
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has been named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual Top Hospitals list for a third consecutive year. One of only three National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in New York state, RPCI is the only New York facility to...
Noted cancer researcher led teams that discovered first oncogene, first tumor-suppressor gene
Thursday, November 29, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Cancer research pioneer Robert A. Weinberg, PhD, a Founding Member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), will deliver the 2012 Dave Memorial Lecture at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI...
Rev. Darius Pridgen from True Bethel Baptist Church to keynote; cancer disparities staff, volunteers to be honored
Thursday, November 29, 2012
WHAT: The fifth annual Eva M. Noles Scholarship & Community Recognition Breakfast honoring the legacy of Eva M. Noles, RN, Director of Nursing at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) from 1971-74, Buffalo’s first African-American...
Event will feature light show that will continue nightly through January 1
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — The Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) community will gather for the annual Tree of Hope lighting ceremony Friday, December 7 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at RPCI. A holiday celebration for all whose lives have been touched by cancer, this family-friendly event will culminate...
Funds raised during fifth annual Tops 5K/10K Walk/Run
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Representatives from Tops Markets and key event sponsors today presented a check for $180,000 to support cancer research and patient support programs at Roswell Park.
RPCI Moving Forward on Clinical Sciences Center Expansion in Fight Against Cancer
Thursday, November 8, 2012
BUFFALO, N.Y.— Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) closed out the $40 million Phase I of ‘Making Room to Save Lives: The Campaign to Build a Greater Roswell Park’ today with the announcement of a $1.5 million donation from New Era during a press conference held this morning at...