Press Releases

Shirley Johnson, MBA, MS, RN, the Chief Nursing Officer at Roswell Park, speaking with some of the nurses at the cancer center
Friday, May 25, 2018

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Roswell Park is holding a Nursing Open House on Thursday, June 7. The cancer center is inviting experienced nurses to attend. The open house is an opportunity for them to learn about oncology nursing, and hear from those who work at the cancer center.

Empire Discovery Institute will support commercialization of drug candidates discovered at the 3 institutions
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The University at Buffalo, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Rochester have joined together to form a powerful new drug discovery partnership that aims to convert the institutions’ scientific breakthroughs into viable pharmaceuticals for commercialization and strengthen the region as a hub for life sciences research and development.
Drs. Elizabeth Repasky and Sharon Evans have helped establish links between immune system and cancer
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Two Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers who have focused their work around the impact of temperature on the immune system and its implications for cancer treatment were recently honored by the Society for Thermal Medicine (STM). Elizabeth Repasky, PhD, was awarded the 2018 William C. Dewey Award and Sharon Evans, PhD, received the J. Eugene Robinson Award at the STM’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, earlier this month.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
An internationally recognized scientist, Jens Hillengass, MD, is the new Chief of Myeloma at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Building on a long and distinguished history of providing dental and oral health services to cancer patients, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is expanding its clinical and research services in dentistry and maxillofacial prosthetics. The expanded services will be part of a newly established Department of Oral Oncology.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The community is invited to attend a free skin cancer screening event on Thursday, May 17 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.

Friday, May 4, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists have received a dozen recent competitive grant awards totaling more than $10 million from federal agencies. The largest individual award is a five-year grant that will support investigations into how certain forms of stress may impact our immune system. Three of the projects seek a better understanding of the behaviors involved with smoking and use of electronic cigarettes.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Employer’s by Forbes for the second time in a row. The center was ranked 59th across 25 industries, up 110 spots from last year.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Buffalo Bisons are teaming up to help Bisons fans protect themselves from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can burn and damage the skin. Damaged skin cells can lead to skin cancer, the most common cancer in the U.S.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Roswell Park is celebrating 120 years of innovation, breakthrough discoveries and patient-centered cancer care.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Community Cancer Practice network of outstanding oncology physicians has once again expanded with the appointment of Bhuvana Ramkumar, MD, as staff physician at Roswell Park Hematology Oncology of Niagara in Niagara Falls, N.Y., as well as Roswell Park Hematology Oncology Northtowns in Williamsville, N.Y.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have identified epigenetic differences in the breast cancer tumors of African-American women and women of European descent, shedding light on one mechanism by which race may influence the way breast cancer develops. They are presenting the results of this research at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2018 in Chicago, Ill.