Connections - April 2010

Thu, 04/01/2010

Healthfront

Is Cancer Hiding in your Family Tree?
You may be at higher-than-average risk for cancer without knowing it.
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Why Quit Now? Smokers with Lung Cancer Can Still Improve the Odds
It's never too late to break the habit—find out why.

Video Spotlight

The Trouble with Tamoxifen
A multidisciplinary research team at Roswell Park is finding new reasons why the drug works for some women with breast cancer, and not for others. Check out this report from WIVB-TV’S Dr. Peter Ostrow on the research.

Roswell Round-Up

Sammy the Squirrel

Canisius and Roswell Park Team Up To Promote Testicular Cancer Awareness
A group of young people is taking a light-hearted but informative approach to a serious disease.

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Exploring Genetic Causes of Down Syndrome-Associated Mental Retardation
Learn more about what this research means to children with the syndrome, and its relationship to childhood leukemias.
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Calling All Survivors: Save the Date to Celebrate With Us
Join us this June as we honor cancer survivors from throughout Western New York!
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National Bone Marrow Donor Drive to be Held at Roswell Park
Give the gift of life at the April 27 event.

Events & Giving Opportunities

Have You Signed Up to Ride?
Now is the perfect time to register and start training and fundraising for the fifteenth anniversary Ride For Roswell, set for June 26 at UB's North Campus.
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Paint Box Customers: We Want to Hear From You!
Your input is vital to help make The Paint Box Project better than ever!
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Get Warmed Up and Take the Team Cure Challenge
Warmer weather is finally here! Get back outdoors and get in shape with Team Cure Challenges locally and across the country.

Patient Voice

Patient Voice: Julian, Age 14

My family says Roswell is like an invisible safety net that most of us are unaware of until it’s needed! – Julian, a leukemia patient and Carly’s Club member.

Read more of Julian’s story...

Donor Impact

Providing Transportation and Lodging for Those in Need
How your gifts are helping patients and family members decrease worries over ensuring transportation to treatment, and where they will stay while served by Roswell Park. 

Business Partner of the Month

WGRZ-TV (Channel 2)
Each year, Team WGRZ-Channel 2 offers their significant support as a Big Wheel media sponsor to bring the personal stories behind the The Ride For Roswell to the community.