roswell park http://news.wbfo.org en Roswell Park again earns prestigious designation http://news.wbfo.org/post/roswell-park-again-earns-prestigious-designation <p>Following a vigorous review, the National Cancer Institute has renewed Roswell Park's Comprehensive Cancer Center Grant. The designation secures more than $19 million in federal funding for Roswell for another five years. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:01:20 +0000 Chris Caya 43278 at http://news.wbfo.org Roswell Park again earns prestigious designation Medical community lauds Wilson's philanthropic legacy http://news.wbfo.org/post/medical-community-lauds-wilsons-philanthropic-legacy <p>Along with founding and owning the Buffalo Bills, Ralph Wilson Jr. was also a philanthropist whose contributions often came without fanfare. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:16:10 +0000 Chris Caya 41029 at http://news.wbfo.org Medical community lauds Wilson's philanthropic legacy Cancer care community applauds CVS decision http://news.wbfo.org/post/cancer-care-community-applauds-cvs-decision <p>CVS Caremark's decision to stop selling tobacco products is drawing praise in the cancer treatment community. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:19:34 +0000 Mike Desmond 40094 at http://news.wbfo.org Cancer care community applauds CVS decision Tax credits move Roswell Park expansion forward http://news.wbfo.org/post/tax-credits-move-roswell-park-expansion-forward <p>A $6.3 million tax credit allocation will help advance construction of Roswell Park Cancer Institute's new Clinical Sciences Center. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Omar Fetouh & Ashley Hirtzel 38282 at http://news.wbfo.org Tax credits move Roswell Park expansion forward Testing melanoma vaccine at Roswell http://news.wbfo.org/post/testing-melanoma-vaccine-roswell <p>Vaccination is a word usually associated with preventing a disease, measles or polio vaccination. But as WBFO'S&nbsp; Mike Desmond reports, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute are testing a vaccine to fight <a href="http://www.roswellpark.org/cancer/melanoma">melanoma</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:40:42 +0000 Mike Desmond 35015 at http://news.wbfo.org Testing melanoma vaccine at Roswell Kelly undergoes successful surgery to remove cancer http://news.wbfo.org/post/kelly-undergoes-successful-surgery-remove-cancer <p>Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly underwent successful surgery Friday morning to remove cancer from his upper jaw bone. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:41:15 +0000 Omar Fetouh 34160 at http://news.wbfo.org Kelly undergoes successful surgery to remove cancer Head and neck cancers increasingly treatable, expert says http://news.wbfo.org/post/head-and-neck-cancers-increasingly-treatable-expert-says <p>The kind of cancer former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was diagnosed with is not uncommon and is generally treatable, according to a prominent local physician. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:45:31 +0000 Omar Fetouh 34018 at http://news.wbfo.org Head and neck cancers increasingly treatable, expert says Downtown Buffalo's construction buzz http://news.wbfo.org/post/downtown-buffalos-construction-buzz <p>The buzz of construction can be heard in parts of downtown Buffalo as major economic development kicks into high gear. The Mayor promises the city's future is on the rise.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 14:12:44 +0000 Eileen Buckley 33140 at http://news.wbfo.org Downtown Buffalo's construction buzz Sequestration at Buffalo Medical Campus http://news.wbfo.org/post/sequestration-buffalo-medical-campus <p>Sequestration will likely cut down on the amount of research being conducted at several facilities on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus. And as WBFO's Chris Caya reports - that could slow the City's economic recovery.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Chris Caya 32339 at http://news.wbfo.org Sequestration at Buffalo Medical Campus Roswell Park offering cancer care at Sisters Hospital http://news.wbfo.org/post/roswell-park-offering-cancer-care-sisters-hospital <p>Roswell Park Cancer Institute has teamed with Catholic Health to provide cancer care at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo.&nbsp;&nbsp; WBFO'S Mike Desmond sat down with leaders from both organizations to discuss this latest collaboration.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:44:35 +0000 Mike Desmond 31820 at http://news.wbfo.org Roswell Park offering cancer care at Sisters Hospital Lung cancer rate rising among women smokers http://news.wbfo.org/post/lung-cancer-rate-rising-among-women-smokers <p>Women have caught up with men in a lethal health problem: lung cancer. Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:29:03 +0000 Mike Desmond 31299 at http://news.wbfo.org Lung cancer rate rising among women smokers Schumer working to secure tax credits for Roswell Park expansion http://news.wbfo.org/post/schumer-working-secure-tax-credits-roswell-park-expansion <p>U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is working to gain recently extended New Market Tax Credits for Roswell Park in Buffalo so the cancer hospital so it can build a $42 million Clinical Sciences Center.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:46:35 +0000 Eileen Buckley 31076 at http://news.wbfo.org Schumer working to secure tax credits for Roswell Park expansion Smokers turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit http://news.wbfo.org/post/smokers-turning-e-cigarettes-help-them-quit <p>As smoking bans become more widespread, some cigarette smokers have turned to so-called 'electronic cigarettes.' But health experts says it's too soon to say whether e-cigarettes are safe.<br> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:25:11 +0000 Chris Caya 30632 at http://news.wbfo.org Smokers turning to e-cigarettes to help them quit Roswell launches Center for Personalized Medicine http://news.wbfo.org/post/roswell-launches-center-personalized-medicine <p>During a visit to Buffalo Wednesday, Lt. Governor Robert Duffy helped launch a new initiative at Roswell Park Cancer Institute to better understand, prevent and cure cancer.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Chris Caya 30468 at http://news.wbfo.org Roswell launches Center for Personalized Medicine Roswell opens satellite site for residents in Northern Erie and Niagara Counties http://news.wbfo.org/post/roswell-opens-satellite-site-residents-northern-erie-and-niagara-counties <p>Residents in <a href="http://www.roswellpark.org/niagara">Northern Erie and Niagara Counties</a> will find it easier now to be cared for by Roswell Park. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, the cancer institute has opened a new satellite location in Wheatfield near the Niagara Falls International Airport.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:18:09 +0000 Chris Caya 30270 at http://news.wbfo.org Roswell opens satellite site for residents in Northern Erie and Niagara Counties Report: NY biotech sector needs help from Albany http://news.wbfo.org/post/report-ny-biotech-sector-needs-help-albany <p>Although New York's legislative session wrapped up last week, angling for new public policy hasn't ceased. Tuesday, the Business Council of New York State tried to regain traction for its agenda by re-releasing a report from May.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:29:23 +0000 23553 at http://news.wbfo.org Report: NY biotech sector needs help from Albany Roswell Park unveils new ICU http://news.wbfo.org/post/roswell-park-unveils-new-icu <p>A new, state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit has been unveiled by leaders at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. President and CEO Dr. Donald Trump says the needs of patients and their families guided the design process.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:43:21 +0000 Chris Caya 21226 at http://news.wbfo.org Roswell Park unveils new ICU Advocates: N.Y. cigarette tax could go further to snuff out smoking http://news.wbfo.org/post/advocates-ny-cigarette-tax-could-go-further-snuff-out-smoking <p>New York has the highest tobacco taxes in the country, inhaling more than $1 billion a year. That's why cigarettes cost $11 a pack.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 17:50:23 +0000 19596 at http://news.wbfo.org Advocates: N.Y. cigarette tax could go further to snuff out smoking Optimism at Roswell Park over new clinical trial http://news.wbfo.org/post/optimism-roswell-park-over-new-clinical-trial <p>Doctors are beginning a phase-1 trial will utilize a vaccine, made on site, that teaches cells to seek and destroy cancerous counterparts</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 21:55:47 +0000 Michael Mroziak 18132 at http://news.wbfo.org Optimism at Roswell Park over new clinical trial Schumer proposes legislation to address drug shortages http://news.wbfo.org/post/schumer-proposes-legislation-address-drug-shortages <p>Medical leaders say more than 200 different medications were reported in short supply over the past two years.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:46:00 +0000 Michael Mroziak 17448 at http://news.wbfo.org Schumer proposes legislation to address drug shortages