Gathering tied in with national Rally for Medical Research highlights $120 million in local impacts of sequestration
Monday, April 8, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Today, thousands of advocates from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to rally in support of medical research funding. The crowd in the nation’s capital included some 50 researchers from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), the only comprehensive cancer...
New FL118 formulation may prove effective against colon, head/neck, mesothelioma, ovarian and pancreatic cancers
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BUFFALO, NY — Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have found that a new formulation of a promising anticancer agent, the small chemical molecule FL118, is even more effective in controlling two types of cancer than a version reported in PLOS ONE six months earlier proved to be...
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...
Recently Extended New Market Tax Credits Could Deliver up to $4 Million Needed for $42 Million Life-Saving Clinical Sciences Center
Friday, February 22, 2013
Editor's note: A version of this press release was issued February 21, 2013, by the office of U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (NY).
New Center at Roswell Will Expand Medical Research Hub in Downtown Buffalo, Address Growing Need for Cancer Treatment, Provide New Clinical and Research Space &...
Enhanced partnership brings access to comprehensive cancer care, clinical trials to Southern Tier
Thursday, February 14, 2013
JAMESTOWN, NY — Cancer patients in Jamestown and Chautauqua County now have access to the newest and most innovative cancer therapies, thanks to an affiliation between Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and a respected oncology practice here.
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.