Press Releases

Monday, October 22, 2012

BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) invites lung cancer patients, their family members and their caregivers to attend the fourth annual Breath of Life Celebration Saturday, November 3 from 9 am to noon in RPCI’s Research Studies Center, loc

Thursday, October 4, 2012

WHAT:           One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, but with early detection, about 90 percent of these cancers will be cured. Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the Buffalo Bills are encouraging men over 50, or those 40 and over with risk factors such as a family history of the disease, to get informed about prostate cancer and talk with their doctor about whether early detection is right for them.

Monday, October 1, 2012

BUFFALO — Currently, 1 in 8 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and nearly 40,000 will die from the disease this year.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

BUFFALO — A new clinical research study at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) will test a first-of-its-kind cancer “vaccine” that may prove effective against many forms of solid-tumor cancers.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

BUFFALO — The Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, a not-for-profit that manages all donations made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), recently awarded scientific research grants totaling

Thursday, September 20, 2012

BUFFALO — Some 500,000 people die of cancer in the United States each year, often because their cancers have become resistant to approved therapies.

Monday, September 10, 2012

BUFFALO — A majority of Americans who live in multi-unit housing have adopted smoke-free rules in their private homes but millions remain involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke in this environment, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the American Journal of Public He

Thursday, September 6, 2012

WHAT:           Prostate cancer has a disproportional impact on African-American men, who are 1.5 times more likely to develop prostate cancer and 2-3 times more likely to die of the disease than white men. Prostate cancer is also the most-diagnosed cancer in Hispanic men.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

BUFFALO — With the ability to sequence human genes comes an onslaught of raw material about the genetic characteristics that distinguish us, and wading through these reserves of data poses a major challenge for life scientists.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

BUFFALO — Smokers who try to quit have a better chance of succeeding when they use FDA-approved stop-smoking medications rather than going it alone, according to a new study by researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) published online today in

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

WHAT: A weekend of events on behalf of pediatric cancer patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute will begin with a group of swimmers finishing a 26.2 mile swim they first began in 2003.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

BUFFALO, NY — Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS, has joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as Vice Chair, Chief of Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Surgical