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...
Friday, December 11, 2009
BUFFALO, NY – Clement Ip, PhD, Professor Emeritus in Oncology from the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), is the principal investigator of a $5.4M P01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of finasteride and selenium...
Friday, November 20, 2009
BUFFALO, NY – Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) physician Roberto Pili, MD, has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors in treating renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The two-year grant is for $675,000.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Local Franchisees Launch Effort to Raise $100,000 for Roswell Park
BUFFALO, NY - Amanda and Shannon have a lot in common. For one, they both love art. They also endured months of intense chemotherapy treatment – together. They are two of Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s artists from The...
Friday, November 6, 2009
Two Roswell Park Cancer Institute faculty members presented this week at ASTRO 2009 – the world’s largest radiation oncology conference in Chicago. ASTRO (American Society for Radiation Oncology) is the world’s premier radiation oncology society that has a membership committed to...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
BUFFALO, NY - As the nation commemorates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) today announced the establishment of a $1.5 million endowed fund in Breast Oncology from the Alfiero Family Charitable Foundation of Western New York. The fund will support the...
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Retired football star honored for prostate cancer advocacy
BUFFALO, NY - Michael Haynes, an NFL Hall of Fame defensive back and prostate cancer survivor, received the Gilda Radner Courage Award tonight at Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s 19th annual All Star Night gala, presented by HSBC....