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The widow of the late Buffalo Bills founder Ralph Wilson was at Roswell Park Cancer Institute Thursday morning, presenting a gift of $4.2 million to support the center's quality-of-life services.

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There’s a special room now open to cancer patients at the Erie County Medical Center. It offers hope and care to young adults dealing with a life-threatening diagnosis.

Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute has again been named one of the country's best cancer hospitals. A new ranking from U.S News and World Report ranks Roswell #43 in the nation, up from #50 last year.

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The latest tests indicate former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly remains free of cancer.

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There is a light at the end of the tunnel for a young cancer patient from Western New York. Eleven-year-old Stella Usiak of North Tonawanda has won a national contest that will allow her to meet her idol, singer Taylor Swift.

A figure long familiar to sports fans across the country has passed away.

Biopsies show Jim Kelly is cancer-free

Sep 4, 2014
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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly received good news Thursday, learning that the biopsies taken last week in Manhattan showed no signs of his oral cancer.

Hospital says 'no evidence' of Jim Kelly's cancer

Aug 20, 2014
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Initial exams at a New York City hospital show Jim Kelly to be cancer-free.

Camp Good Days and Special Times, a Finger Lakes camp that serves more than 1,500 children with cancer annually, is in the midst of cleanup and recovery after heavy flooding earlier this month damaged the facility.

Kelly's cancer treatment delayed

Mar 31, 2014
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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly's chemotherapy was scheduled to start at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City Monday to treat his recurring oral cancer.  But in an interview with Buffalo News sports reporter Tim Graham late Monday night, Kelly's brother Dan revealed the treatment was delayed because Jim was suffering from a fever.  He'll now undergo seven weeks of chemo and radiation starting next Monday.

Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, hospital says

Mar 14, 2014
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly's cancer has returned, according to a statement issued late Friday afternoon by ECMC.

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Advocates and opponents of legalizing medical marijuana turned out for a state Assembly hearing Thursday in Buffalo City Hall.

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Lawmakers are considering a bill that would provide cancer patients more access to affordable treatments.

Today is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, an effort begun by anti-cancer groups nearly four decades ago to help people quit smoking. This year, the Cancer Society in New York is using the day to call attention to a decline in state spending on anti-smoking programs.

Tax credits move Roswell Park expansion forward

Nov 13, 2013
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A $6.3 million tax credit allocation will help advance construction of Roswell Park Cancer Institute's new Clinical Sciences Center.

Jim Kelly declared cancer-free

Jun 24, 2013
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Jim Kelly says he is cancer-free and won't need radiation or chemotherapy following surgery to remove squamous cell carcinoma from his upper jaw earlier this month.

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Buffalo Bills legend Jim Kelly underwent successful surgery Friday morning to remove cancer from his upper jaw bone.

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.

Bills great Jim Kelly diagnosed with jaw cancer

Jun 3, 2013
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has confirmed that he has cancer.

Anti cancer groups are seeking to ban the sale of fruit and chocolate flavored cigars in New York State that they say target children.

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Several hundred people from the City and Town of Tonawanda turned out Wednesday night to discuss what are seen as the most severe health problems in their communities.

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Residents in Northern Erie and Niagara Counties 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. 

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Children with cancer will be able to get the care they need in one location under a new plan announced Thursday by Women and Children's Hospital and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.