Cancer Research

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:57pm

Many dietary studies have been done showing the connection between nutrition and cancer.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 10:34am

Mention the word colonoscopy, and many people get a bit uneasy. Yet the colonoscopy is one of our best tools for diagnosing colon cancer, and remains to this day the gold standard.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:58am

March is Myeloma Awareness Month. At Roswell Park we’re working year-round to uncover new ways of understanding this disease in order to develop new treatment methods and improve long-term survival rates for patients.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 8:10am

Down syndrome is one of the most well-known and common chromosomal disorders—there are approximately 400,000 people in the United States with the condition, also known as trisomy 21.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 8:21am

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States. A major contributing factor for pancreatic cancer’s high death rate is a lack of effective early detection or screening tests.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 12:16pm

As we conclude Black History Month, we look at some of the major achievements in medicine by highlighting five African Americans who made their mark in cancer research. These individuals were among the first of their ethnic group to make significant contributions to the medical field and helped pave the way for others. Read about these hardworking visionaries that changed the face of cancer for countless patients throughout the world.

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 12:20pm

My husband, Brian Townson was in his 60s when he learned that he had collecting duct renal carcinoma (CDC), a rare and very aggressive form of kidney cancer that is usually diagnosed after it has spread to other parts of the body.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:23am

Because 1 in 26 men will develop bladder cancer at some point in their lifetime, Roswell Park’s Center for Personalized Medicine is dedicated to finding a cure.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 11:11am

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) were recently awarded an $11 million Ovarian Cancer Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant.

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 12:48pm

As an Associate Professor of Oncology in Roswell Park’s Department of Health Behavior, my work focuses on the interaction that smokers and other tobacco users have with the products they purchase.