Sunday, June 16, 2013

In this "Sound Magazine" interview with 97 Rock's Carl Russo, Lung Oncologist, Dr. Grace Dy, explains how molecular testing is helping RPCI to select the best therapies for patients with advanced lung cancer, treatments that are personalized to those patients based on genetic factors.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cancer Can’t Win. Because Roswell Park is Here. Thanks to our dedicated faculty and staff, our generous donors and supporters and our partnership with New York State, Roswell Park Cancer Institute is the region’s number-one cancer care provider and a major economic engine for the Buffalo Niagara community. This is a public trust we take very seriously and one that, for our future success, requires foresight, determination and careful planning.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Rep. Brian Higgins, NY-26, is reintroducing the Cancer Drug Coverage Parity Act, which would require health insurance companies to offer the same coverage and reimbursement for all chemotherapy medications, whether they're administered intravenously/by injection or orally.

Monday, April 29, 2013

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.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

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.