Roswell Park is working proactively to protect the health and safety of everyone at Roswell Park — patients, visitors, employees, volunteers, students and contractors. We are working closely with the CDC, the Erie County Department of Health and the New York State Department of Health to adapt as the situation evolves with best practices for infection control and guidance from public health officials.
More Than Half Of Cancer Survivors Have Underlying Medical Conditions Associated With Severe COVID-19
New study finds more than half (56.4%) of cancer survivors in the United States reported having additional underlying medical conditions associated with severe COVID-19 illness.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Your Patients With Cancer
The rollout of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines under Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA has raised questions about who should or should not receive it, including cancer patients.
Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy Combination in Cancer Patients With COVID-19
A unique two-drug immunotherapy combination first evaluated at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as an approach for treating some cancers is being evaluated in cancer patients with COVID-19 through a clinical trial at Roswell Park.
When Is a Surgical Procedure Deemed Necessary?
Chair of Surgical Oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, John Kane, MD, FACS, reviews criteria for surgical cases that should not be put on hold, during the COVID-19 pandemic, and suggestions for triage of surgical interventions.
Is Your Patient Immunocompromised?
Director of the Transplant & Cellular Therapy Center at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Phillip McCarthy, MD, discusses protocols in place to ensure the safety of our most vulnerable patient population. Dr. McCarthy also reviews ...
COVID-19 and Cancer: Lung Health and the Cancer Patient
Dr. Sai Yendamuri & Dr. Nathaniel Ivanick discuss lung health in cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Roswell Park Now Offers Convalescent Plasma to Patients with Severe COVID-19
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center plans to offer convalescent plasma — in this case, plasma from the donated blood of healthy individuals who have had COVID-19 but have now fully recovered and cleared the virus from their bodies ...
Roswell Park, Catholic Health, University at Buffalo Unite to Answer Question: Who Will Develop Severe COVID-19?
Western New York healthcare and medical research leaders are joining forces in an effort to uncover hidden information from the cells of those who have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, seeking insights on how best to care for those ...
Medical Management of COVID-19
As our understanding of COVID-19 progresses, we are working around the clock to ensure our patients receive the high standard of care they have come to expect.
A Letter from Dr. Boris Kuvshinoff
We want you to know that we have made Roswell Park Comprehensive Center’s inpatient and outpatient areas as safe and secure as possible by taking every precaution necessary to protect your patients and our staff.
Medical Management Protocol for COVID-19 Patients
Dr. Eunice Wang reviews what plans and protocols are in place to keep our non-COVID-19 patients safe and continued on their treatment plan, while Dr. Brahm Segal discusses how we are managing therapies for our COVID-19 positive patients.
Preliminary Results and Collaborative Efforts in Treatment of COVID-19
Dr. Igor Puzanov discusses updates on his current clinical trial collaboration with the University at Buffalo, and regional community health systems, geared toward treating the critical and severe symptoms of COVID-19.
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