Connections - May 2009

Fri, 05/01/2009



Saving your skin
Mark Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month by protecting your skin—and your loved ones'—by learning the latest in skin cancer prevention.
End-of-life conversations help patients
Patients who are facing end-of-life experiences can find both physical and emotional comfort by talking with their doctor. Learn more.
Frequent family meals lead to better food habits
Does eating a family meal help teens learn good food habits? Read the latest findings.

Donor Impact

From Japan to Buffalo: Myeloma Patient Returns Home for Life-Saving Care
Father Angelo Siani, a missionary in Japan, traveled around the world to seek treatment for myeloma at Roswell Park. Read his inspiring story here.

Video Spotlight

International Conference Highlights RPCI's "Arts in Healthcare" Program
The Society for the Arts in Healthcare hosted their 2009 international conference in Buffalo from April 22-25 and showcased Roswell Park’s partnership with the University at Buffalo on an innovative therapeutic program. Watch our video to learn more!

Roswell Roundup

Should All Boys Be Tested for HPV? RPCI Finds Oral Cancer Connection
Learn what these findings could mean for young men and women across the country.
Roswell Park Nurses Help Optimize Delivery of Chemotherapy
Nurses at Roswell Park recently developed a tool to enhance the existing process of delivering chemotherapy.
What Do Vitamin D Levels Mean to Colorectal Cancer Patients?
Recent research by Roswell Park scientists reveals the importance of this vitamin in both preventing and treating colorectal cancer.
Discovery by RPCI Researchers Could Help Increase Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment
Roswell Park researchers recently discovered a protein that may help predict the occurrence and severity of breast and prostate cancers.

Events & Giving Opportunities

It's Almost Time to Ride!
It’s Almost Time to Ride!
Hear from long-time supporters and an RPCI scientist to learn the impact of The Ride, or sign up today!
More than 70 Runners Take on Buffalo Marathon
Read how a community in Lakeview rallied around the family of a little girl who lost her battle with cancer. 
Sabres Alumni Association Announces Endowment to Help Prevent Breast Cancer
Learn how a recent commitment from the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association and their wives will help Roswell Park prevent breast cancer in high-risk cases.
Celebrate Cancer Survivorship
Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day by making a gift today in honor of current—and future—survivors. Then, share your own story!
Honor your Dad this Father's Day
Give your dad a gift that helps support cancer research and patient care.

Business Partner of the Month

Creditors Interchange, Naming Sponsor of Carly’s Crossing