Roswell Park

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 4:20pm

More than 10 years after the founding of what we now call Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the New York State Health Department noted with embarrassment that something was missing.

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:53pm

One day in 1955, Dr. James Grace’s two-year-old son, Jimmy, spiked a fever of 105°. It was the first sign that the little boy had acute leukemia — a fast-moving disease that in those days had no hope of a cure. When his son died only a few months later, Dr. Grace converted his pain to passion.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:06pm

Although Dr. Roswell Park treated patients with many different conditions, he felt especially challenged by cancer.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 3:30pm

What is often most difficult in the general treatment of lung cancers is understanding the specific complexities of each unique case. For decades, doctors and the medical community alike have lumped all lung cancers together as one entity.