Cancer Sciences PhD

Roswell Park Graduate Division

Program Description

The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is the world's first cancer research institute and a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our cancer sciences graduate programs are in collaboration with the University at Buffalo. The internationally-recognized scientists and world-class facilities at Roswell Park provide an outstanding training environment. Because Roswell Park is a cancer research hospital, students have a wide spectrum of choices for their research focus, from the basic investigation of cancer mechanisms, to translational/clinical research with direct relevance to disease treatment.

Program Contact

Adam Kisailus
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Phone: 716-845-2339

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 to 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.