Sequestration: Feeling the Effects: The automatic cuts to many federal programs that took effect in March have had consequences that are being felt at Roswell Park, affecting not only recently submitted proposals but projects already approved for federal funding.
Support for RPCI - Thank You Gov. Cuomo and NYS Legislators: The final New York State budget approved for 2013-14 clearly demonstrates ongoing support for the mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. With this final budget, the state maintains its current levels of funding for RPCI capital expenditures and operations, and restored several line items in other New York State budgetary areas previously in jeopardy that were dedicated to cancer screening and tobacco-control programs.
While thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. to support medical research, three leading medical institutions in the Buffalo Niagara region joined U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins to raise awareness about the local impact of research budget cuts.
March is celebrated as National Women’s History Month. This episode of Roswellness Radio highlights the contributions that generations of female researchers have made toward the effort to discover cancer cures and quality-of-life advancements.
On Wednesday, March 21, 2013, Lou Billittier, owner of Chef’s Restaurant, went Bald for Bucks. Rob Ray, Sabres announcer and former Sabres player, had the honor of shaving Lou’s head before a select crowd of donors.
Survivor Debbie Byrnes joins Steven Nurkin, MD, MS, FACS, an Assistant Professor of Oncology in the Department of Surgical Oncology, for a conversation about the critical importance of colorectal cancer screening and the advocacy role that su