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This year, I was given the opportunity to be a part of Yroswell Street Team and it was such an amazing experience.

Applications for the Yroswell Street Team will be closing on Friday, December 20, 2019. If you know a high school student who is interested in getting involved in the fight against cancer, don't let them miss this opportunity!

What is the Street Team?

This summer, nominations were opened for the Herd of Hope Hero Award, which honored an individual in the Western New York community who exudes hope for loved ones, community and cures.

Hearing that someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer is never an easy thing to handle, but sometimes we can make the best of it. Aiden Devine is a sixth-grader at Emmet Belknap Intermediate School in Lockport, New York.

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

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in certain skin cells called melanocytes. These are the cells that make the pigment (melanin) that colors your skin. When exposed to UV radiation, such as sunlight, the melanocytes make more pigment, causing the skin to darken or tan.