Press Releases

Friday, February 28, 2014

Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, MBA, the Barbara C. and George H. Hyde Chair in Radiation Medicine at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), has been recognized by the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) as “one of the nation’s leading radiation oncologists.” Dr. Kuettel received the 2014 ACRO gold medal on Thursday, February 27, at the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando, Fla.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Control, mark a significant step toward clarifying the risks of secondhand smoke exposure.

Friday, February 14, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) announces the receipt of research grant awards totaling more than $500,000 by several faculty members that will fund important investigations in cancer treatment research, including one unique drug-delivery method that resulted in filing for a pa

Thursday, February 13, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) employee group has coordinated two activities highlighting the Buffalo area’s contributions toward major historical and cultural initiatives such as the Underground Railroad and Niagara Movement.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Scientists from Roswell Park Cancer Institute have conducted two recent studies to evaluate the nicotine content and thirdhand nicotine exposure from electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of the Department of Health Behavior at RPCI is presenting the findings of both studies at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, which continues through Saturday, Feb. 8 in Seattle, Wash.

Friday, February 7, 2014

New research from Roswell Park Cancer Institute demonstrates that the walls of tobacco marketing and products located behind the counter in many convenience stores, referred to as “power walls,” are an effective way to attract the gaze of most shoppers.

Monday, February 3, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — New evidence reported by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) lends support to the hypothesis that the SSeCKS/AKAP12 gene is a key inhibitor of prostate cancer metastasis.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — In the first whole-genome analysis conducted through the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) Center for Personalized Medicine, researchers report that invasive b

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — As a commemoration of Black History Month 2014, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will host the first-ever Queen City Black Film Festival throughout the month of February.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

For the fourth consecutive year, outcomes for patients receiving allogeneic transplants through the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have been shown to be significantly better than would be expected among the patient population treated.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — Just days after their hair hit the floor, the five newly shaved Sabres players announced the total raised by Goin’ Bald for Bucks.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

BUFFALO, NY — From its seminal studies in the first half of the 20th century linking tobacco use and cancer incidence to its latest findings on electronic cigarettes, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has been a major force in tobacco-control research