Connections - May 2011

Sun, 05/01/2011

 

HealthFront
Diabetes May Lead to Greater Cancer Risk
New research offers sobering news for those dealing with the condition.
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Tips to Prevent Melanoma During Summer Months
May is Melanoma Prevention Month. Protect your skin this summer!
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Video Podcast
Educating Western New York’s Heroes
Firefighters risk their lives for the good of the community, but are Western New York’s bravest prepared for a different kind of danger?
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Audio Podcast
Life with Cancer: the Unique Challenges of Survivors
Once you’ve survived cancer, what’s next?
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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 Surgeon Performs Nigeria’s First Radical Prostatectomy
Dr. Willie Underwood helped make history for Nigerian prostate cancer patients.
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Step Right Up and Be Part of the Celebration of Life!
Don’t miss Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 12.
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Cigarette Packaging Needs to Change
A new study from RPCI offered important findings for consumers.
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Pediatric Team Named Among Top 50 for Cancer Care
Congratulations to RPCI’s faculty and staff who serve young patients at both Roswell Park and Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. The pediatric cancer team was honored as one of the best in the country by US News and World Report.
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RPCI “Report Card” Shows Quality Matters When Choosing Care
This broad, balanced look at RPCI’s outcomes is crucial information for patients and health care professionals.
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Events & Giving Opportunities
Join The Ride—We’ll Help You Fundraise!
Raising funds for cancer research is easy with a variety of tools and tips.
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Register Now for the Tops 5K/10K!
This day of outdoor activity and entertainment is great for the whole family.
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A Day at the Beach to Support Kids with Cancer
Do your part for Carly’s Club in the water or on the beach!
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Patient Voice
Lynn Saxton
Lynn Saxton, a survivor of inflammatory breast cancer, shared her experience with the disease, Roswell Park and The Ride For Roswell.
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Donor Impact
Using the Body’s Internal Clock to Make Cancer Treatment More Powerful
Can a naturally-occurring biological system help make tumor cells more susceptible to treatment?
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Partner for a Cure
97 Rock
97 Rock has made supporting Roswell Park Cancer Institute’s research and patients a serious priority.