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Herd of Hope Awards a Half-Million Dollars to Winning “Team Science” Research Project

How do we find the next big cancer breakthrough? First, by working together. In pursuit of that next great discovery, this year Roswell Park enlisted the help of the local business community by launch...

Cancer knows how to put up a fight. The Herd of Hope is pushing back.

A caring business community + a talented group of cancer experts = a recipe for making serious headway in the fight against cancer: the Herd of Hope. 97 blue buffaloes later, nearly a half-million dol...

Herd of Hope on track to fund a half-million dollar research award

More than 80 businesses and individuals from across Western New York have sponsored a blue buffalo since the 2018 Herd of Hope kicked off in July, bringing the campaign over 75 percent of its fundrais...

Donor Support is Fueling a Historic Clinical Trial at Roswell Park

“This could be a game-changer,” said Kelvin Lee, MD, Chair, Department of Immunology at Roswell Park. “It could impact hundreds of thousands of patients in the United States, and potentially mil...

Fighting Brain Cancer With Community Support

John Brennan will tell you that he’s alive now because of a cancer vaccine called SurVaxM. One late night in June 2016, John had a seizure. It came out of nowhere for the healthy, active retiree. Th...

Donations Fund Genetic Testing That Saves Lives

Imagine that your child is sick but no one can tell you what’s wrong. That’s what happened to Kyle’s parents when he took a strange fall and started having trouble walking. He kept waking up in ...

Western Division Federal Credit Union Proud to Be Part of the Herd Community

“Roswell Park makes a powerful difference in the fight against cancer and the determination to find a cure. We are honored to support such a wonderful resource and are blessed and fortunate to have ...

Buffalo News: Spreading a Message of Hope

Roswell Park is an important pillar of our local community. It provides outstanding care, research and, most importantly, hope. It gives hope for cancer patients and their families. The Buffalo News i...

Employer Services Corporation Joins the Herd to Spread Buffalove

Greg and Joanne Bauer are Buffalo pride personified. The husband and wife team were born and raised here in Western New York. They founded their company, Employer Services Corporation, in Buffalo and ...

For the Cutco Community, Roswell Park is a Beacon of Hope

When Jim Stitt was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he had the opportunity to travel south to a warmer climate for treatment. But he stayed right here in Western New York, where he knew he could receiv...

Clinical Trials and the Importance of Donor Funding

Clinical Trials and the Importance of Donor Funding How important are clinical trials at Roswell Park? KayEllen will tell you that she is alive because of them. After her diagnosis of stage 3 ovarian ...

Community Support Drives the Search for New Treatments — and Cures — at Roswell Park

Imagine that a cure for cancer can be found at Roswell Park. Now imagine that support from community members across Western New York is the thing that will make it happen. Cancer research projects req...

Strength Of The Herd

Today, Bill Loecher is one of Roswell Park’s most active and passionate volunteers. But when he first visited 15 years ago with a loved one who was undergoing cancer treatment, he realized he di...

WGRZ Channel 2 is Proud to Join the Herd

Cancer touches and takes far too many lives in Western New York. That’s why, as the local ‘On Your Side’ television station advocating for the people of Western New York and celebrating the grea...

A Community of Survivors

NOCO Makes Supporting Roswell Park a Family Tradition NOCO Energy Corporation has a long history of supporting cancer research and patient support programs at Roswell Park. Through sponsorship of even...