Friday night Lake Erie swim kicks off weekend of events on behalf of Carly’s Club at Roswell Park
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
WHAT: A weekend of events on behalf of pediatric cancer patients at Roswell Park Cancer Institute will begin with a group of swimmers finishing a 26.2 mile swim they first began in 2003.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS, has joined Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) as Vice Chair, Chief of Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Surgical Oncology. He was most recently the Edward M. Copeland Professor of Surgical Oncology at...
Through collaborations, RPCI staff have shared information with more than 2,400 area residents in 2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
BUFFALO — At a reception today on its campus, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) recognized 19 organizations that have taken an active role in informing underserved populations about cancer and cancer prevention through their partnerships with the Now U Know initiative.
Comprehensive cancer center is one of 15 facilities nationwide to earn the distinction
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — The Department of Supportive & Palliative Care at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), under the leadership of Yashodhara Satchidanand, MD, and Amy Alvarez, MD, has received Advanced Certification in Palliative Care for a two-year period from The Joint Commission. RPCI is...
Dogs, owners and community supporters pay tribute to all pets who comfort cancer patients
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) Therapy dogs, their owners and nearly 100 community supporters gathered at Roswell Park Cancer Institute today to unveil a new statue bearing the likeness of Roswell Park’s first therapy dog. The “Monty” statue honors the work of all therapy dogs that provide...
New law bans indoor tanning for New Yorkers 16 and younger
Monday, July 16, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Officials at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) applauded New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signing into law a measure that delays the age at which state residents can begin to expose themselves to indoor tanning.
Gov. Cuomo signed the legislation, which bans the use of...
Summer Splash beachside party and 10th anniversary Carly’s Crossing swim event will raise needed funds for Carly’s Club
Monday, July 9, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) Western New Yorkers will have two opportunities this August to visit Buffalo’s revamped waterfront while taking part in events that raise critically-needed funds for pediatric cancer research and patient support programs. Summer Splash, a brand-new cocktail party featuring food...
Monday, July 2, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), together with its Board of Directors and board members for the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, held a reception June 28 at RPCI to thank the Western New York delegation to the New York State Legislature for their advocacy and support of...
Cancer Research and Patient Care in WNY Gets a Big Boost
Saturday, June 23, 2012
(BUFFALO, NY) The more than 10,000 Supporters of The Ride For Roswell, including riders, volunteers, patients and survivors, closed out the 17th annual fundraiser with a great sense of pride today knowing that they raised enough to fund 25 lifesaving cancer research studies and 30 patient care...
Cancer center launches digital version of Roswellness magazine, enhances resources for mobile users
Thursday, June 21, 2012
BUFFALO, NY — Embracing the expanded possibilities of how people are receiving their information in a technological age, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is sharing information on two new electronic platforms: a digital edition of its Roswellness consumer magazine and a mobile website...