Outstanding volunteer, scientist also recognized at event to raise funds for research, patient programs
Monday, November 5, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) Giuliana Rancic, star of E!’s Fashion Police and a breast cancer survivor, visited Buffalo today to receive the Gilda Radner Courage Award from Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Giuliana and her husband Bill attended the 22nd annual All Star Night gala at the Buffalo Niagara...
Center to be Located in New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
BUFFALO — More than 75 percent of Western New York pharmacists say tobacco sales in pharmacies should be legally banned, according to research conducted by Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB), published in BMC Research Notes. The study found that more than...
Roswell Park-led effort found increased levels of serum glutamate in both primary and metastatic prostate tumors
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
BUFFALO — Research out of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) supports the adoption of a new biomarker to measure the aggressiveness of primary prostate tumors.
Morning of camaraderie and support planned for Saturday, November 3
Monday, October 22, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) invites lung cancer patients, their family members and their caregivers to attend the fourth annual Breath of Life Celebration Saturday, November 3 from 9 am to noon in RPCI’s Research Studies Center, located on Carlton Street at Elm...
America’s first cancer center, Bills partner to host prostate cancer screening clinic October 23 at Ralph Wilson Stadium
Thursday, October 4, 2012
WHAT: One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but with early detection, about 90 percent of these cancers will be cured. Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the Buffalo Bills are encouraging men over 50, or those 40 and...
Monday, October 1, 2012
BUFFALO — Currently, 1 in 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and nearly 40,000 will die from the disease this year. But thanks to increased early detection and treatment advances, the mortality rate for cancer has dropped 30 percent in the last two decades. Throughout October...
Peptide vaccine targets cancer survival protein, putting tumor cells in a Catch 22
Thursday, September 27, 2012
BUFFALO — A new clinical research study at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will test a first-of-its-kind cancer “vaccine” that may prove effective against many forms of solid-tumor cancers. The vaccine, to be investigated in a trial involving patients with brain cancer,...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
BUFFALO — The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, a not-for-profit that manages all donations made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), recently awarded scientific research grants totaling nearly $800,000 to RPCI scientists and clinicians. The grants range from $10,000 to $100,000 and...
Camptothecin analog FL118 shown to inhibit production of key cancer survival genes
Thursday, September 20, 2012
BUFFALO — Some 500,000 people die of cancer in the United States each year, often because their cancers have become resistant to approved therapies. Scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have made headway in the effort to overcome resistance to treatment, publishing findings...