Connections - September 2010

Wed, 09/01/2010

 

Healthfront
Ovarian Cancer: Do You Know the Signs?
This gynecologic cancer can be hard to detect—knowing the symptoms to watch for could save your life.
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Lymphoma Survivors Tend to Skip Later Cancer Screenings
Learn more about why these screening methods are critical for this group of survivors.
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Many Cancer Survivors Still Have Kids At Home
Cancer patients fill many roles as they deal with treatment—learn why "parent" may be one of the most challenging.
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Video Spotlight
Mikey's Way Brings Joy to Pediatric Patients
You won't want to miss video of a recent visit from the Mikey's Way Foundation, who brought plenty of gifts and smiles to young patients at RPCI.
Roswellness Radio
Prostate Cancer 101
Dr. Willie Underwood discusses the basics all men—and the women who love them—should know during September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Are you at risk? And what can be done about it?
Roswell Round-Up
A Visit from a Hometown Hero—and the Cup!
Buffalo native Patrick Kane brought hockey's top prize home for a special visit with RPCI's patients.
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RPCI Receives Nation's Highest Honor for Nursing Care
Read more about this esteemed designation, and why Roswell Park nursing care stands out.
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Join RPCI's Newest Online Community
Connect with others to get the information and support you need! For patients, family members and others.
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Roswellness Expo Sept. 18 & 19: Come See Us!
Learn the latest in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship of prostate and ovarian cancer at the Walden Galleria Roswellness Expo. Read details...
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Carly's Crossing Breaks Records
A little rain didn't stop our swimmers from going the distance for pediatric cancer cures.
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RPCI Research Sheds New Light on How Breast Cancer Develops
New findings are a critical leap toward understanding where breast cancer comes from, and the best way to treat it.
Events & Giving Opportunities
Get Your Wheels Ready for the Dunlop Ride for Charity
Vroom! This weekend of events has something for every motorcycle enthusiast.
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Events for the Sports Lover
Our warm weather days are numbered-make the most of it at these fun outdoor events in support of RPCI!
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Bosom Buddies and ViVA for Life: Have Fun and Support Breast Cancer Patients!
Looking for a way to help the WNY Breast Resource Center at RPCI? You've got your choice of two great events this month.
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Take On the Boston Hills
Are you a cyclist looking for a challenge? Learn more about The Ride Boston Hills.
Patient Voice
Susan Sullivan
"When I heard my diagnosis, Roswell Park was where I wanted to be. At Roswell, it's not just about treatment, it's about putting an end to cancer."
Susan Sullivan, lung cancer patient and captain of "Team Breath of Life" at the August 28 Team Cure Challenge TOPS 5K/10K.
Donor Impact
Closing In on How Prostate Cancer Begins
Researchers at RPCI are learning how DNA can hold the clues to why prostate cancer develops.
Business Partner of the Month
Upstate Pharmacy, LTD
Upstate Pharmacy, LTD., has made supporting Roswell Park's patients a priority.