Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo was already dealing with cuts of millions of federal dollars because of the sequester and now it potentially faces a loss of millions more with the government shutdown.
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.
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.