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Annie Deck-Miller
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Public Information Specialist
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Amy Biber
Director, Development Marketing And Communications
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News In Brief

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Immunotherapy, which uses the body’s own immune system to fight disease, is transforming the treatment of several types of cancers. Severe adverse effects can result from these groundbreaking cancer treatments, however, and when they do, it’s important to recognize and quickly address them, researchers write in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
How to harness the immune system to improve the outcome of ovarian cancer patients was the focus of a presentation by Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, Deputy Director of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, at the 16th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society in Lisbon, Portugal.
Friday, October 28, 2016
The first comprehensive study analyzing follow-up care among childhood cancer survivors concludes that fewer than than half of the adult survivors of childhood cancers — who remain at greater risk for chronic illnesses — receive adequate long-term follow-up care.

Cancer Talk Blog

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 2:33pm

In November I began my journey as a Community Patient Navigator here at Roswell Park. This position was created through a New York State (NYS) grant with the goal of increasing the number of women in NYS getting screened for breast cancer.  For most women over 40, the recommended breast cancer screening is a yearly mammogram.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 3:12pm

While 90% of colorectal cancer diagnoses occur in those ages 50 and older, incidence rates are increasing for young people under 50. The reason behind this growth is unclear, and unfortunately, because these cancers are usually found in a later stage, mortality rates for young men and women are rising as well.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:46am

Cancer patients often experience pain, nausea, emotional distress, and other symptoms caused by the disease and/or the side effects of treatment. Their caregivers may become stressed and overwhelmed, too. When those issues grow beyond basic, expected side effects and are no longer under control, supportive and palliative care can help.

RPCI in the News

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Sunday, February 26, 2017