Jo Freudenheim State seeks answers to Buffalo area's cancer hotspot By Avery Schneider • Jul 27, 2018 Avery Schneider/Google Maps / WBFO News Why does part of the Buffalo area have high rates of cancer? That’s what state health officials are trying to figure out. WBFO’s Avery Schneider takes a closer look at how they’re handling the mystery of the cancer hotspot. Listen Listening... / 4:21 WBFO’s Avery Schneider reports. State health officials headed to Buffalo to find clues about ‘cancer hotspot’ By Avery Schneider • Jul 18, 2018 Avery Schneider / Google Maps State health officials will visit Buffalo Thursday, seeking answers on what’s making a community in Western New York a cancer hotspot. Listen Listening... / 1:54 WBFO’s Avery Schneider reports.