Tessa Faye Flores


Specializing In:

Preventative care Cancer screening Cancer survivorship

Research Interests:

Integrative medicine

About Tessa Faye Flores


After obtaining my Biology degree and Medical degree at West Virginia University, I did my residency training at University of Buffalo Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics program. I am a board certified Internist and Pediatrician. Prior to working at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, I practiced primary care in private practice, university teaching, and community health center settings. I am passionate about preventative care, wellness, cancer screening, and cancer survivorship.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology
  • Medical Director of Cancer Screening and Survivorship
  • Department of Medicine


Education and Training:

  • 2001 - MD - West Virginia University


  • 2001-2005 - University of Buffalo Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships:

  • ASCO
  • NCCN Survivorship Panel Member
  • Co-chair, SITC ICI Steering Committee
  • Co-chair, NYS Cancer Consortium Steering Committee NYS Survivorship Action Team

Featured on Cancer Talk


Noyesa K, Zapf AL, Depner RM, Flores T,  Huston A,  Rashid HH,  McNeal D, Constine LS, Fleming FJ, Wilding GE, Sahlerb OJZ. Problem-solving skills training in adult cancer survivors: Bright IDEAS-AC pilot study.  2022, Science Direct; Vol. 31, 100552, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctarc.2022.100552

Gage-Bouchard EA, Pailler M, Devine KA, Flores T. Optimizing Patient-Centered Psychosocial Care to Reduce Suicide Risk and Enhance Survivorship Outcomes Among Cancer Patients. 2021, J Natl Cancer Inst, 113(9): 1129-1130. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djaa185. PMID: 33464289. 

Flores T1, Glaser KM2, McDaniel D2,3, Rokitka D3, Amato KA4,5, Reid ME1.  Building a Comprehensive Cancer Survivorship Program. ecancer, 2019, 13:992.  doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2019.992 PMID: 32010216

Glaser KM, McDaniel DC, Hess SM, Flores TF, Rokitka DA, Reid ME. Implementing an Integrative Survivorship Program at a Comprehensive Cancer Center: A Multimodal Approach to Life After Cancer. JACM, 2019. Volume 25, Supplement 1, pp. 106–111. PMID: 30870027