Connections - October 2009

Thu, 10/01/2009


Study: More Breast Cancer Patients Opting to Remove Healthy Breast
What a new study shows about women considering breast surgery—and how to make the best decision for your own health.
Cancer Diagnosis? Why You Need a Second Opinion
Seeking the advice of another doctor may make a big difference for your diagnosis and treatment plans.

Donor Impact

Why Cancer Cells Become Resistant to Treatment—and How to Defeat Them
Cancer cells can learn to "outsmart" certain therapies, but research at RPCI is exploring a new way to overcome that resistance.

Audio Spotlight

Young women and breast cancer
Hear Dr. Tracey O'Connor and patient Alicia Howell discuss the challenges faced by young women with breast cancer on the October 4 Roswellness radio show.

Roswell Round-Up

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a $1.5 Million Endowment
RPCI announces the establishment of a $1.5 million endowed fund in breast oncology from the Alfiero Family Charitable Foundation of Western New York.
29 RPCI Physicians Recognized Nationally as "Best Doctors"
Read more about the doctors who made this notable list.
Technology Developed at Roswell Park Goes Global
An innovative treatment method is reaching new patients around the world.
Technology Developed at Roswell Park Goes Global
Noted Fashion Designer Returns Home to Support RPCI
Designer Adam Lippes' recent benefit—and why the cause hits close to home for his family.

Events & Giving Opportunities

Celebrating 20 Years of The Paint Box Project
Start making your holiday shopping list and help celebrate this landmark year for our pediatric patient-artists.  
It's Fashionable to Support Carly's Club
Check out the latest looks as you support pediatric cancer research and patient care.
Get Your Denim and Diamonds Tickets Today!
Take a break from the winter weather at this fun, casual event to support Roswell Park.

Business Partner of the Month

Dunkin' Donuts
Get your coffee fix thanks to a special offer from Dunkin' Donuts and The Paint Box Project!