Pharmacy

Oncology pharmacists play a critical role in comprehensive care by guiding drug therapy decisions, managing symptoms and side effects, preventing adverse effects, determining off-label treatment options and educating patients and caregivers. 

When you no longer need a medication, it’s best to dispose of it as safely as possible. Keeping unused medications, especially those prescribed for cancer treatment or pain, can be particularly dangerous, posing a risk for unintentional use, overdose, or abuse.

Roswell Park unveiled its brand new pharmacy this past spring, offering a convenient way for patients to retrieve prescriptions without having to make extra stops after leaving the hospital. However, the Roswell Park Pharmacy provides more than just convenience.