Roswell Park clinicians and staff have highly specialized expertise in the care and treatment of cancer, including detailed knowledge of clinical studies that may offer patients the best hope for cure or an extended quality of life. RPCI is a comprehensive cancer center, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. This means that RPCI offers broad based, coordinated, interdisciplinary programs in cancer research. CCC institutions are characterized by scientific excellence and the ability to offer multiple research approaches that focus on the problem of cancer. Our specialized services section discusses many of the unique therapies available at the Institute.