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 Ribbon

Breast Cancer Awareness


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.

Breast Cancer Tip Sheet

Breast Cancer Tip Sheet for Teens

Breast Reconstructive Surgery Tip Sheet

RPCI Breast Cancer Center

WNY Breast Resource Center

Risk Assessment & Prevention Program

Buffalo/Niagara Witness Project

Events & Fundraisers

Think Pink at Fantastic Sams Hair Salons! Add a pink splash for $3 throughout the month of October. One dollar from each splash will be donated to the WNY Breast Resource Center at Roswell Park.

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.

Look for pink pens, key fobs and bracelets being sold at area Crosby's stores during the month of October. 100 percent of profits will go to the WNY Breast Resource Center.

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

Thanks to the Magellan Group for supporting the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Wives in support of breast cancer programs at Roswell Park.