Connections - August 2010

Sun, 08/01/2010

 

Healthfront

HPV Vaccine Most Beneficial When Given to Younger Women and Girls
When given at the right age, the vaccine can make a major difference in the prevention of cervical cancer.
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Black Patients Face Higher Mortality From Cancer
Researchers are attempting to determine where these disparities stem from—and what can be done to improve outcomes.
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Video Spotlight

Skin Cancer: Can You Recognize the Signs?
Learn what you can do to best care for your skin this summer.

Roswellness Radio

Photodynamic Therapy in Focus
Hear the latest on new ways this innovative therapy is being used to help patients.

Roswell Round-Up

US News Best Hospitals RPCI Ranked Among Nation's Best Cancer Centers
What does this inclusion on U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals list mean to RPCI and its patients?
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Improving Blood/Marrow Transplant Survival Rates: $5.2 Million Grant from NCI
The National Cancer Institute awarded the largest grant of its kind in RPCI history to research that aims to improve survival rates for BMT patients.
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Studying the Anticancer Effects of Vitamin D
We know this vitamin plays an important role in your overall health—now RPCI researchers are trying to determine how it can aid in the prevention and treatment of cancer.
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Dealing With The Unknown: New Clinic Helps Zero In On Cancer Diagnoses
For patients and physicians, the clinic is a resource to help provide a clear diagnosis as well as peace of mind.

Events & Giving Opportunities

Team Cure Challenge Tops 5K/10K: There's Still Time to Sign Up!
Jumpstart your fitness plan by the end of the summer with Team Cure Challenge.
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Dive In at Carly's Crossing
Want to beat the heat? Register today for the eighth annual open-water swim event in support of Carly's Club!
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Catch a Bills Game and Support Roswell Park!
See the Bills take on the Bengals at this family-friendly event.
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Want More Ride For Roswell?
Keep that great Ride momentum going at a new upcoming event!
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Honor the Exceptional Work of RPCI Nurses
Your nomination will help recognize the nurses who touch our patients' lives.
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Walk to Support Breast Cancer Patients
Registration is now open for the 2010 Bosom Buddies Walk for Roswell.

Patient Voice

Benjamin Matarrese
Benjamin Matarrese, lung cancer patient, discusses the care he receives at RPCI.

Donor Impact

Educating Patients for the Best Outcomes
Your gifts are helping clinical and support staff equip patients with the knowledge they need during their diagnosis and treatment.

Business Partner of the Month

Buffalo Bisons
For the Buffalo Bisons, supporting the fight against cancer is a team effort. Read more about the team's support and a brand-new summer event to benefit RPCI!