Connections - January 2010

Fri, 01/01/2010

Healthfront

Keeping Cancer on the Run
The good news about cancer rates—and what you can do to keep those rates low.
Update: New Advice on Cervical Cancer Screening
What women need to know before their next GYN visit.
New Prostate Cancer Treatment Guidelines from the NCCN—and RPCI's Role
When active surveillance is the best medicine, and how Roswell Park's leadership helped shape new recommendations for men. 

Donor Impact

The Link Between a Chronic Condition and Cancer
Barrett's esophagus, a common but unpleasant condition, can take a much more serious turn—but your gifts are supporting research to help prevent it.
 

Video Spotlight

RPCI Physician Weighs in On Vitamin D
Dr. Tracey O'Connor recently appeared on the CBC's The National to share the role that vitamin D can play in fighting cancer.
 

Roswell Round-Up

RPCI Researcher Awarded $1.7M to Study Radiation Antidotes
A new investigation may offer hope for patients who suffer from the harsh side effects of radiation therapy.
Exploring the Role of Genetics in Breast Cancer: Komen Grant Supports RPCI Research
Learn what researchers hope to discover about genetic markers and the development of breast cancer.
Car Lover's Dreams Come True for New Year
One lucky Western New Yorker had a great start to the new year thanks to the generosity of RPCI supporter Joe Sahlen.
Car Lover's Dreams Come True for New Year
Patients Rank RPCI Among Nation's Best
Read what patients had to say about their care at RPCI, and how Roswell’s patient satisfaction ranks nationally.  

Events & Giving Opportunities

Fight Back Twice as Hard Against Cancer!
There's a guaranteed way to double your donation when you give to Roswell Park through March 2010.
Mug of Hope Back for Valentine's Day
Your chance to purchase the Dunkin' Donuts Mug of Hope for the coffee lover in your life!
Ride For Roswell Registration is Now Open
Hey riders—it's that time again! Start training and fundraising today.
Looking for a Challenge? There's an Event for You This Spring
Warm weather will be here soon—are you ready to get fit and raise funds for Roswell Park?

Business Partner of the Month

Upstate Pharmacy, LTD.
Upstate Pharmacy, LTD. has made their dedicated support of The Paint Box Project a holiday tradition. Read more.