Wednesday, January 20, 2010
BUFFALO, NY - Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) announced a grant award for $1.7M from the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Disease to study some human therapeutics targeting acute radiation syndrome. Andrei Gudkov, PhD, Senior Vice President Basic Science; Chair, Cell Stress...
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
BUFFALO, NY - Christine Ambrosone, PhD, Chair of Cancer Prevention and Control and Kelvin Lee, MD, Chair of Immunology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), have received a grant for $165,000 from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation to study the possible link between adaptation to endemic...
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
BUFFALO, NY - Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is the recipient of a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure for $186,000 to support research exploring the role of certain genetic markers in the development of breast cancer.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for Oncology™ for Prostate Cancer to reflect new recommendations regarding active surveillance, also referred to as watchful waiting, for men with low risk prostate cancer. The NCCN...
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
BUFFALO, NY - Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) ranks in the 96th percentile nationwide for overall patient satisfaction, according to the 2009 Press, Ganey Inpatient Satisfaction Survey, which rates more than 1,000 hospitals across the country. RPCI's score was even higher when compared to...
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) announced an Institutional Research Grant (IRG) for $180,000 from the American Cancer Society to provide pilot funding for junior-level investigators. Andrei Gudkov, PhD, Senior Vice President Basic Science and Garman Family Chair in Cell Stress Biology is the...
Monday, December 21, 2009
Buffalo, NY - Most patients with anal cancer receive radiation as part of their treatment plan, but the anus is “a very sensitive area of the human body, almost like the fingertips,” notes Gary Yang, MD, Director of Gastrointestinal Radiation Medicine at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (...
Friday, December 18, 2009
Initial results from a large, randomized clinical trial for patients with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, showed that patients who received the oral drug lenalidomide (Revlimid, also known as CC-5013) following a blood stem cell transplant had their cancer kept in check...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Network affiliation will produce exciting and dynamic opportunities for patients and Meadville Medical Center staff
Starting on January 1, 2010, cancer patients in Meadville and Northwest Pennsylvania will have access to leading cancer research, education and prevention activities, through an...
Friday, December 11, 2009
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Produces Hip Hop Song and Video to Raise Cancer Awareness Among Generation Y
The nation’s first cancer center has created a new hip hop song and video to show young people that they can help build a world without cancer. “How Big Is Your Heart,” an...