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Cancer Talk Blog

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:48pm

Clinical trials are a key reason why childhood cancer treatments and survival rates have improved significantly in recent years. Today we cure more than 75 percent of children with cancer – a rate much higher than for adult cancers.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 1:59pm
Dr. Gurkamal Chatta and his colleagues are conducting a phase I clinical trial of an immunotherapy for men with metastatic prostate cancer that has progressed in spite of standard treatment. “We are targeting an area of need where there are really no other effective therapies.”
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:54pm
In Western New York and across the country, the Hispanic population is one of the fastest growing population groups. Puerto Ricans are the second largest Hispanic subgroup in the U.S., residing predominantly in the Northeast and along the east coast. In WNY, two-thirds (66.5 percent) of the Latino population is of Puerto Rican heritage. At Roswell Park Cancer Institute, researchers are interested in knowing the cancer needs of local Hispanics and are conducting research to figure this out.