Cancer Research

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:03pm

Last year, Roswell Park served over 31,000 active patients — more than ever before. To meet the needs of that growing population, in 2014 the Institute launched new services to provide the most advanced patient care.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:40pm

Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face one of just a few options for their treatment plan: watchful waiting—having their physician monitor the level of their prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, to ensure it doesn’t rise incrementally—or curative therapy, usually surgery.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 4:42pm

Cancer disparities exist in minority communities across the country, including in Native American populations. One of Roswell Park’s newest faculty members, Rodney Haring, PhD, LMSW, has devoted much of his adult life to understanding Native American health research.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:33pm

David Nowak, MD, PhD, arrived in Western New York via South Florida this past summer and is finding himself at home at Roswell Park.

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 3:34pm

Flaxseed is a food that is particularly rich in chemicals called Phytoestrogens. These chemicals act like other estrogens in a woman’s body but in a manner that does not promote cancer.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 9:29am

The incidence of breast cancer increases with age and is highest among white women. However, African-American women are more likely to die from breast cancer than any other group.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:15am

A large collaborative study provided new, stronger evidence that women can reduce their risk of aggressive forms of breast cancer by breastfeeding their babies.

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:42am

Immunotherapy—using the power of the immune system to fight cancer—is a hot topic in scientific research, so much so that it has earned its own month. June is recognized as Immunotherapy Awareness Month.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 12:00pm

As Immunotherapy Awareness Month winds down, we want to highlight three different clinical trials being led by physicians at our Center for Immunotherapy of novel immunotherapy approaches for treating genitourinary cancers.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 9:43am

Vishal Gupta, MD, is driven to go above and beyond. Last year he rode 30 miles in The Ride For Roswell; this year he plans to double that mileage.