Connections - January 2011

Sat, 01/01/2011

 

Healthfront
Valentine's Day is National Donor Day
You can give the gift of life to a Roswell Park patient by donating blood and platelets.
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People Undergoing Cancer Treatment Should Still Exercise
New research indicates the benefits of staying active during treatment.
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Video Spotlight
What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk
Genetic testing can help determine your risk—but then what?
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Audio Podcast
New Information on Tobacco and Cancer
We all know tobacco use is linked to many kinds of cancer, but new research shows just how harsh the impact can be on smokers.
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Request An Appointment
Call: 1-800-ROSWELL
        (1-800-767-9355)
Online: Become a Patient
           Our Patient Experience
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Cancer Information
Call: 1-877-ASK-RPCI
        (1-877-275-7724)
Roswell Round-Up
RPCI Robotics Program First in the Nation for Designation
This recent accreditation from the Société Internationale d'Urologie is another landmark for the leading-edge robotics program at RPCI.
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CancerConnect Empowers Patients and Caregivers
This new online community is a source of support for those facing cancer.
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It's Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Are You Being Screened?
Routine screenings are essential to detect the disease in its most treatable stages.
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Meet the Team: Dr. Peter Frederick
Get to know Dr. Frederick, a specialist in robot-assisted surgery from RPCI's Department of Gynecologic Oncology.
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Patient Voice
Wes Carter
Wes Carter, a cancer patient, recently shared why Roswell Park's care stands out in the crowd.
Events & Giving Opportunities
Wine and Chocolate: What Could Be Better?
Just in time for Valentine's Day, treat your sweetheart to "The Perfect Pair" in support of Roswell Park.
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Music Lovers, Register Today for the Nashville Marathon
Is this the year you finally take on an athletic challenge?
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Ride For Roswell Registration is Open!
Help The Ride break fundraising records in 2011!
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Middle Schoolers: How Big is YOUR Heart?
Students in grades five through eight can have a blast while they support kids with cancer.
Donor Impact
A Source of Support for Patients in Need
Cancer doesn't take just a physical toll. A recent grant of donor dollars helps RPCI provide a new level of support for patients.
Business Partner of the Month
Mighty Taco
Mighty Taco's partnership makes fundraising for Roswell Park easier and more fun—and helps make life better for pediatric patients.