Cancer Research

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.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:26pm

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) may sound like something out of science fiction, but PDT is actually a highly targeted, minimally invasive way of treating many cancers.

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.