Coping

Tim just turned 18, and that means he gets to start living out his dream as a professional firefighter. Previously, he was a junior firefighter with the Hy-View Fire Department and now is a volunteer firefighter at U-Crest Fire Department.

Zaida

Age: 16 years old

Hometown: Eden, NY

Diagnosis: Stage 4 Hodgkin Lymphoma

Status: In remission

February 4, 2019, was a very special day for sassy Zaida.

NAME: ERIN

AGE: 16

STATUS: CANCER FREE

FUN FACT: ERIN WANTS TO GROW UP AND BE A PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGIST

NAME: MASHAYLA AGE: 8 STATUS: IN REMISSION FUN FACT: IN SEPTEMBER 2017, MASHAYLA RANG THE ROSWELL PARK VICTORY BELL AFTER COMPLETING HER FINAL ROUND OF CHEMOTHERAPY!
When she was almost 11, Kayla was mysteriously sick for two months. She noticed she couldn’t walk around New York City during a dance competition without feeling sick.
One woman’s race to raise funds for Roswell Park.

NAME: EMMETT

AGE: 13

STATUS: CANCER FREE

FUN FACT: EMMETT PERFORMED MAGIC TRICKS FOR OTHER PATIENTS WHILE HE WAS HOSPITALIZED!

What started as an idea has become a successful program to help patients at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center during their treatment journey.

This project began about a year ago. My mother’s friend Char was being treated at Roswell Park and she went there to visit Char and bring her flowers. However, the flowers weren’t permitted in her room due to the health risk that they possess.

Roswell Park pilots heart-centered therapy program with pediatric patients