Cancer Talk

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 1:59pm
Patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) that did not respond to treatment or that came back after two previous treatments had few remaining options — until now.
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:40am

Each year, more than 30,000 people in the United States receive an organ transplant. If you or a loved one received a transplant, you know that you must be vigilant and watch for symptoms of organ rejection or organ failure.

Dr. Ito heads a team of researchers from Roswell Park, the University of Michigan and Kyoto University who have recently demonstrated that human pluripotent stem cells can be recreated from exhausted T lymphocytes, a dysfunctional T cell that arises durin
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:31pm

In 2006, Shinya Yamanaka, a Japanese stem cell researcher, made a groundbreaking discovery that would win him the Nobel Prize. Yamanaka discovered a new way to turn adult, dividing cells into pluripotent stem cells.

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 10:00am
Our understanding of the genetic impact on cancer risk continues to evolve rapidly, and scientific advances in the field have led to significant changes in genetic screening for cancer risk in terms of what we test for, whom we test and how we test.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:45am
You’ve probably heard various things about clinical studies — some true, some false — that can impact your decision on whether to participate.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00am
Parents do everything they can to keep their children safe and secure. So when an unexpected cancer diagnosis hits, it’s scary to think that you might have passed your cancer risk along to your children. For almost 700,000 Americans living with a brain tumor, there’s one question: “Is it hereditary?”
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 8:49am
Dr. Wang and her Roswell Park colleagues travel the world to identify new clinical trials for leukemia for our patients at Roswell Park. "Our patients should have access to the same trials as patients in Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco."
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 10:30am
The mission of cancer research – to find better and more effective ways to treat or prevent cancer – begins with a better understanding of the disease. Knowing how a cancer begins and how it grows is an important first step toward fighting it and has led to remarkable advances in oncology.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:30am
The National Cancer Institute warns that obesity "may worsen several aspects of cancer survivorship, including quality of life, cancer recurrence, cancer progression and prognosis."