Clinical Trials

Fortunately, Roswell Park had a clinical trial that Edith participated in, and that made her cancer go away in both her breast and lymph nodes.

Daniel Drum of Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania, has lived through more than his fair share of medical traumas and treatments. At age 66, he has survived a triple bypass, angioplasty, three back surgeries, shoulder surgery and removal of a cancerous section of his ear.

As a sports and news photojournalist for a Buffalo television station, J.T. Messinger is used to seeing the world through a camera lens.

“Roswell Park is at the forefront of research on gastroesophageal cancer, and these studies are aiming to improve the efficacy of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation in patients.”
The groundbreaking lung cancer immunotherapy drug CIMAvax-EGF is now being studied in the prevention of the disease.
Because Roswell Park conducted some of the first clinical trials for the drug, patients here have had early access to this novel targeted anticancer therapy.

Chuck Schliecher has hepatitis C to thank for being a liver cancer survivor.

“I can’t even begin to tell you how grateful I am to Dr. Mukherjee, Jody and the entire team at Roswell Park. From the first moment I walked through the doors into the lobby and up to the first floor GI office at Roswell Park, I knew I was in the right place.”
Lymphoma is broadly a cancer of the lymphatic system, an important part of the body’s immune defense against infection and disease
“I was given a choice to see a doctor at another facility, but because of what I know about my wife’s work and the cutting- edge research and treatment at Roswell Park, of course I went to Roswell Park.”
“The immune system is a powerful tool, and only in the last decade have we really begun to tap into its potential as a cancer-fighting powerhouse,” Dr. Puzanov says.
“Cancer patients have to be warriors all the time, but I don’t consider myself one. I had a lot of help from everyone at Roswell — the positivity from everyone at the front desk, the nurses and everyone I met."