Scientists and clinicians at Roswell Park Cancer Institute require constant support to stay ahead of the curve and to make a life-saving difference for patients.
Your gifts support new research through competitively awarded grants. Proposals are submitted by top scientists from across the Roswell campus, and the winners are selected by a distinguished board of 20 leading researchers. The competition’s mission is to provide coveted start-up funding for breakthrough research ideas—investigations with the potential to revolutionize cancer prevention and treatment.
Explore the following links for just a few examples of how your support of Roswell Park has recently funded the latest cancer research and innovation.
- Defining a Unique Role of a Tumor Suppressing Gene in Childhood Leukemia
- Determining the Genetic Mutations that Contribute to the Development of Pancreatic Cancer and Those that Cause It to Spread
- Exploring Drug Resistance in Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancer
- Exploring Genetic Pathways to Slow Down Aging and Reduce the Risk of Age-Related Cancers
- Exploring How an Antitumor Drug Kills Invasive Colorectal Cancer Cells
- Exploring Kidney Cancer’s Resistance to Certain Cancer Therapies
- Exploring New Ways to Delay Tumor Progression and Enhance Vaccine Efficiency in Ovarian Cancer
- Exploring the Down Syndrome Gene or Genes that Suppress the Growth of Solid Tumors
- Exploring the Link Between Tobacco Use and the Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment
- Exploring the Use of Virally-Delivered Therapeutic Genes to Inhibit Breast Cancer Tumor Growth and Unleash Immune Responses
- Photodynamic Therapy for Patients with Recurred Head and Neck Cancer
- Targeting Androgen Regulators to Fight Therapy Resistant Prostate Cancer
- The Anti-Cancer Effects of Vitamin D on Certain Types of Lung Cancer
- Uncovering New Ways to Harness the Power of the Body’s Immune System to Fight Cancer
- Unlocking the Cause of Cancer Treatment Related Leukemia Through the Next-Generation Sequencing Technology
- Using Photodynamic Therapy with Surgery to More Effectively Destroy Cancer Cells