Secondhand smoke linked to miscarriage, stillbirth

Secondhand smoke linked to miscarriage, stillbirth

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 10 (UPI) -- Secondhand smoke is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, U.S. researchers say.
Truckers may be at higher risk of prostate cancer

Truckers may be at higher risk of prostate cancer

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Men who work as truckers may be at higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer at time of diagnosis than men in other occupations, U.S. researchers suggest.
Some vegetables cut bladder cancer risk

Some vegetables cut bladder cancer risk

BUFFALO, N.Y., June 24 (UPI) -- Cruciferous vegetables -- broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale -- may reduce bladder cancer risk, U.S. researchers said.

Diet may affect breast cancer survival

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 16 (UPI) -- A diet high in cancer-fighting lignans may be associated with improved survival among postmenopausal women with breast cancer, U.S. researchers said.

New nanotechnology kills cancer cells

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have discovered a nanocomposite particle that can be constructed to kill cancer cells with the help of a laser.

Study links breast cancer, chemicals

ATLANTA, May 14 (UPI) -- A set of reports published Monday said more than 200 chemicals, including some in products such as shampoo and French fries, cause breast cancer in animals.

Study: Selenium may fight prostate cancer

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 17 (UPI) -- A U.S. study suggests selenium might offer an intervention strategy for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Weight gain accompanies chemotherapy

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers are tying to determine why 50 percent to 95 percent of early stage breast cancer patients gain weight.

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is a comprehensive cancer research and treatment center located in Buffalo, New York. Founded in 1898 by Dr. Roswell Park, it was the first dedicated medical facility for cancer treatment and research in the United States. The facility is involved in drug development and conducts clinical research for cancer treatment. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute designation of "comprehensive cancer center" and to serve as a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

The campus spans 27 acres (110,000 m2) in downtown Buffalo and includes 1,500,000 square feet (139,000 m2) of space equally distributed between clinical programs and research/education functions. A hospital building, completed in 1998, houses a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment center. The campus includes a medical research complex and renovated existing education and research space.

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