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National Cancer Institute

One of the casualties of COVID-19 is routine screening for potential health problems, but a late diagnosis can mean more serious progression of cancers like lung, breast and prostate.

Medtronic

Medicine is moving into the selfie age, with the increased use of tiny cameras probing the insides of a body. The idea has become especially useful in the COVID-19 era.

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Condemnations came quickly after 97 Rock Morning Host Rob Lederman compared the settings on a toaster to the skin shades of Black women during an on-air exchange Wednesday.

Office of the Governor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a briefing at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Monday afternoon that Western New York is doing much better in dealing with COVID-19 than it has been. He said that means the ban on elective surgery has been lifted and the state Health Department on Wednesday may ease the restrictions of Orange status for most of the region.

New York State

It's been a hot and steamy summer, the kind of season that can send you out on the water to relax or onto a towel at the beach to work on that perfect tan. That perfect tan can also carry a potentially lethal aftereffect.

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There is a cancer problem in the Niagara Falls area and a new response to the problem, called the Golisano Medical Oncology Center.

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is among 16 hospitals in New York State to allow visitors as part of a pilot program addressing the heartbreak of COVID-19 patients isolated from their families and friends.

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and several partners are taking on research into Coronavirus detection and treatment, using a strategy that has been employed in detective and treating cancer.

Carlos Osorio / Associated Press

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center would like to massively increase its COVID-19 testing, particularly instant testing, but the test materials remain elusive.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, before traveling to the White House to meet with President Trump on COVID-19 matters, brought his daily briefing to Buffalo on Tuesday, where he announced the strategy to eventually reopen the economy will be done on a region-by-region basis.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center learned Tuesday night that two patients who have recently received inpatient care at the hospital have tested positive for COVID-19.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

With confirmation of COVID-19 in Western New York, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has issued new guidelines for visitations to provide the safest environment possible for patients and caregivers.

Jon Hamilton / NPR

A Hamilton, ON cancer doctor has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Now, dozens of patients and other medical staffers are faced with quarantine.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

As Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has moved out from its one location on the edge of downtown Buffalo to locations across the region, it has been doing some things differently.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is planning to open a satellite service location in Amherst.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Niagara County has some of the worse cancer problems of any county in New York, but it is getting help. Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have partnered with the Golisano Foundation to kick in $1.5 million toward the cause.


Chris Caya / WBFO News

Cancer treatment centers around the nation are experiencing critical shortages of vital pediatric cancer drugs, that impact is being felt at Buffalo’s Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

As people approach the age of 50, they start hearing jokes about that first colonoscopy, doctors looking for evidence of colorectal cancer. However, doctors are starting to drop the age for that first colonoscopy, as a lot of colon cancer is turning up in people as young as 30.

Madeline Little / WBFO News

U.S News & World Report has released its 2019 list of the nation's best cancer hospitals and Buffalo's Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center ranks #14 on the list.

National Institutes of Health

As you hack your way through an awful cold, do you ever wonder if there is some redeeming value to the common illness? New research says one common cold virus may be able to cure a common cancer.

North Park Theatre

Movies about hope have been around since the image started moving on a screen. Now there is a new local film about hope and children undergoing major medical treatment.

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A former nurse at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been charged with stealing high-level pain medications for her own use and, in some cases, replacing the prescription drugs with tap water.

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Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers are using robot smoking machines from back in the day for a new use.

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Erie County lawmakers are pushing legislation to raise the age for buying tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21.

Owlstone Medical

Many forms of cancer are caught only in their late stages, often leaving a doctor to tell that patient there probably is little hope. They remain hidden deep within the body.

That is what happened to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her lung cancer was found when she was x-rayed for broken ribs.

British researchers are now testing use of a breathing mask that can potentially show cancer earlier.

Hospice gives 'Home for the Holidays' a whole new meaning

Dec 28, 2018
Hoppe & Associates

They say the holiday season can be either the best time of the year or the worst, depending on where you are in your life. WBFO's Marian Hetherly has the story of one local attorney making the best of the worst.

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It’s not often you hear the opposing team’s quarterback get a standing ovation at New Era Field. Bills fans did just that for Andy Dalton during Sunday’s game. 


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Long-suffering Buffalo Bills fans displayed an outpouring of gratitude earlier this year for the man who helped the Bills end a 17-year playoff drought. Now, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and his wife Jordan are giving back in the form of a donation to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

U.S. News & World Report

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has moved up three spots to number 30 on the latest U.S. News and World Report annual ranking of best cancer hospitals nationwide.

A new mashup of 47 studies of diabetes and cancer covering more than 19 million patients finds a seriously higher risk of developing cancer among diabetics, especially type 2 diabetics. It also finds diabetic women are much more likely to develop cancer than diabetic men.

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