In May, National Cancer Research Month, we reflect on the ways we can continue to shake off cancer’s grasp by pioneering advancements in prevention, detection and treatment.
Cheryl has also been a proud supporter of the Ride for Roswell for 17 years alongside her wife, Barb. All of this makes Cheryl the perfect person to represent cancer patients and light the torch at the 2022 Celebration of Hope on Friday, June 24.
In addition to having the best available system for this work, Roswell Park is also home to the physician who has performed more procedures with the Monarch system than any other physician in the state.
“It brings me joy because he feels joy when he gives back to others. That’s who he’s been since he was a toddler."
“Roswell Park is three and half hours from my home, but research convinced me I needed to go to experts in gynecologic oncology."
"We wanted to develop a lab where people could perfect their skills before they touched a patient. The most important thing was patient safety.”
The all-volunteer art committee is charged with overseeing the selection, installation and maintenance of the artwork displayed at Roswell Park.
“I don’t care how long the tunnel is. If I see a glimmer of light, I'm going to keep going.”
“The reason I ride is because I want the accessibility of Roswell Park to be there for everybody.”
“The immune system is a powerful tool, and only in the last decade have we really begun to tap into its potential as a cancer-fighting powerhouse,” Dr. Puzanov says.
“Sometimes sickness can play life’s roll of film on a fast track. Looking at art, in my opinion, brings that feeling to a halt and helps each frame come alive.”

As the first cancer center in America, Roswell Park has a dedicated team of expert physicians, nurses and researchers who all work tirelessly to bring the best treatment and care to each cancer patient who comes through our doors.