Community Outreach

“The best screening test is the one that gets done,” Dr. Nurkin says.

Furthering our commitment to the Fruit Belt neighborhood, and the Jefferson Avenue community, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is pleased to announce a new outreach effort at the Tops Friendly Markets on Jefferson Avenue beginning in February.

Many people address, or intend to address, their physical health when setting New Year’s Resolutions, as they’d like to adopt better habits to improve their life. But have you considered setting financial resolutions?
The colors of fall aren’t just orange, red, brown and gold; pink is prominent in October as we acknowledge Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A recently released portrait of regional progress in the fight against cancer reveals that, overall, the rate of incidence has decreased for nine of the top 10 deadliest cancers between 2015 and 2019.

WHO is at risk? Radon is much more likely to cause lung cancer in people who smoke. In fact, smokers are estimated to be 25 times more at risk from radon than non-smokers.

The Center for Indigenous Cancer Research team continues to partner with Northwestern University’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellness on a project aimed at engaging Two-Spirit and Native LGBTQ+ community members for feedback on

The most recent episode of the Talking Circle podcast features the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research’s friend and colleague Dr. Michelle Huyser. Dr.

A common assumption with our work at the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research is that we focus solely on cancer. While that in part is true, our approach spans beyond the cancer paradigm. Specifically, our interests are to better understand the prevention of cancer through its many mechanisms.

The Center for Indigenous Cancer Research (CICR) has a four-year partnership with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT) to co-develop and implement programming to support science-based learning and educational experiences among Mohawk high school and college students.

With more organizations creating more in-person events and gatherings, our Indigenous Patient Navigators have been busy over the past months gearing up for more community outreach.

Since 2020, Roswell Park has brought together employees from across the institute to focus on community outreach efforts to support and improve educational, job training and childcare efforts throughout Buffalo.