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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 dollars have been raised to support a first-of-its-kind Team Science research project at Roswell Park. Several multidisciplinary teams of Roswell Park faculty came together to develop …

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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 fundraising goal. This overwhelming outpouring of support puts Herd Hope in position to award a half-million dollar research award to a promising research idea at Roswell …

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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 millions of individuals worldwide.” Dr. Lee is talking about CIMAvax-EGF, a treatment for lung cancer developed by the Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM) in Cuba. In 2016, Roswell Park announced …

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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. The EMTs who responded to the emergency call thought he’d had a stroke. But an aggressive brain cancer called glioblastoma had actually been the …

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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 great pain in the middle of the night, and nothing helped. After multiple hospital visits, an MRI finally found a tumor on his spine. …

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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 Roswell right in our own backyard. Roswell is truly a very special gift to our community.” — Robert Harms, President/CEO, Western Division Federal Credit Union When …

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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 is happy to support Roswell and the great work the institution is doing. Through sponsorships, advertisements and other promotions, The News has a well-established relationship with Roswell. Roswell’s cause …

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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 their family makes it a priority to support many local businesses and causes. That was part of the reason they jumped at the chance to participate in the …

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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 receive the best care.   “I have a winter home in South Carolina, and I thought about going to Charleston for treatment,” said Jim, Executive …

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