Press Releases

RPCI investigators assess new approaches for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancer patients
Monday, April 14, 2014

Fifteen Roswell Park Cancer Institute teams were invited to present research findings at the 67th annual Cancer Symposium of the Society of Surgical Oncology. The symposium, a major annual meeting for surgeon-researchers in oncology, was held March 12-15 in Phoenix, Ariz.

Monday, April 7, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — On Saturday, April 7, Buffalo Bandits players shaved the heads of 15 Western New Yorkers at a Goin’ Bald for Bucks event they hosted at the First Niagara Center. The event raised nearly $11,000 to benefit pediatric cancer patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI).

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The majority of current and former smokers would welcome screenings for lung cancer if their insurance covered the spiral computed tomography (CT) scans, according to research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the Medical University of South Carolina and published online ahead of print in the journal Lung Cancer.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

“We were so deeply saddened to hear about the passing of our friend Ralph Wilson Jr. It's hard for any of us who have been touched by Mr. Wilson's passion for philanthropy to adequately convey the magnitude of his support. He was an advocate for advancing medical research and an active partner with all of the organizations his philanthropy supported." - Candace Johnson, PhD, Deputy Director, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y., Past Chair, Ralph Wilson Medical Research Foundation

Monday, March 17, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — A key discovery explaining how components of the immune system determine whether to activate or to suppress the immune system, made by Kelvin Lee, MD, the Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology, Professor of Oncology and Co-Leader of t

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Are you doing everything you can to protect yourself from colorectal cancer? Roswell Park Cancer Institute doctors have information that could save your life. The comprehensive cancer center will hold an informational Colorectal Cancer Expo at the Walden Galleria Saturday, March 22. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. near the Lord & Taylor store inside the mall, which is located at 1 Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga, N.Y.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Regulation of oxidative stress is critical to cell survival. New preclinical research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has revealed two key mechanisms by which oxidative stress is regulated in normal and cancerous cells.

Monday, March 3, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — More than 50 Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) faculty, staff, patient family members and supporters took part today in the Goin’ Bald for Bucks Team Roswell event, shaving their heads or cutting