Founded in 1898 as the nation’s first cancer center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has been a major contributor to cancer research and care, setting the standard for today’s multidisciplinary approach to the highest quality of cancer care. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is a Comprehensive Cancer Center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, the only one located in upstate New York. It is noted for its early commitment to multidisciplinary cancer care and translational research.
Over the last decade, Roswell Park Cancer Institute has undergone significant growth, adding more than 1,000 new jobs, initiating a facility dedicated to Phase I research studies, and setting itself apart as a leader in surgical robotics, vitamin D research, immunology, and vaccine therapy studies targeting the tumor microenvironment, and the development and testing of new agents and technological advancements.
The campus spans 28 acres in Buffalo, New York. The hospital, opened in 1998, houses a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment center. The Institute also includes a medical research complex. Roswell Park Cancer Institute conducts an active outreach program to educate area physicians and health care providers and improve access to optimal cancer care for underserved populations. The Institute sees more than 200,000 outpatient visits per year. Roswell Park’s mission is to understand, prevent, and cure cancer.
Name: Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Location: Buffalo, New York