Breast Cancer Awareness
Think pink as Roswell Park recognizes and honors those who have been touched by breast cancer. Join us as we raise awareness for this disease through a series of events, educational initiatives and links to useful web resources.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Cancer Talk Blog Posts
Esperanza y Vida: Promoting Hope and Life to the Latino Community of Western New York
The Maria Torres Story
Ladies: Get Your Mammograms!
by Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD
Jewels in Our Genes: Breast Cancer Research Is All in the Family
The Veronica Meadows-Ray Story
African-American Women: Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer by Breastfeeding
by Michelle Trevino
Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research
Breast Cancer: What It Means to be High Risk
Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 12–1 p.m. EDT
Four leading cancer experts from Roswell Park will discuss and answer your questions about breast cancer risk, early detection, genetics and screening during this live, interactive online video chat.
Roswell Park’s Breast Screening Program is available for screening appointments Monday – Friday, 3 p.m. to 6:20 p.m. Call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275–7724) between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. to inquire about an appointment.
Events & Fundraisers
Purchase a pink brick to appear in the 97 Rock Wall of Hope at Chef's and you will automatically be entered to win a VIP Weekend in Ellicottville, NY courtesy of 97 Rock! One hundred percent of the brick purchases go toward breast cancer research.
Yoga for Breast Cancer is a special class held on Thursday, October 8 and October 22 for people in treatment for breast cancer or who are survivors. Funds raised from October classes will benefit RPCI's Resource Center for Patients and Families.
Throughout October, Renew Bath and Body will collect donations of $1, $5 and $10 for breast cancer research. Those who donate $10 will receive a 25 percent off coupon and will be entered to win a gift basket.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Saturday, October 17 | 10 a.m.
Canalside, Buffalo, NY
Get energized for the weekend with Shiny Happy People, an all levels yoga class on Saturday, October 17 which benefits Roswell Park! Survivors, patients and supporters are welcome to attend.
Breast Cancer Network of Western New York Education Day
Saturday, November 7 | 8 a.m.
Grapevine Banquets, Depew, NY