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Posted August 31, 2015 - 4:22pm

Stay tuned for next year's applications to be posted! Get ready to join an amazing team of students who are passionate about creating a world without cancer. 

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:35am

Canisius College students in Dr. Wanzer’s Health Communication class created a unique campaign to spread skin cancer awareness. If this story inspires you to take action, contact Yroswell to find out how you, too, can help create a world without cancer!

Article By Christina DiBaudo, Class of 2016

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:33am

Imagine being in high school and unable to attend prom because a cancer diagnosis has changed your life. For too many teens diagnosed with cancer, this is their reality. But, in Western New York, an organization called Teens Living with Cancer (TLC) is helping to make sure that these teens won’t miss a thing.

Posted August 31, 2015 - 10:14am

When 8-year-old Luke Gworek can’t go to school because he’s sick or getting leukemia treatments, a plush monkey named Steve takes Luke’s place in a second-grade classroom at Huth Elementary School in Grand Island, NY. Steve can be mischie- vous, because — well, he’s a monkey. When Luke missed school recently, his teacher, Amy McMann, sent him photos of Steve swinging from the ceiling and sleeping in the recycling bin.

Posted August 31, 2015 - 9:42am

Congrats to these students from City Honors School Science Research Program at Roswell Park who have been busy attending science fairs, including the Ying Tri Region Science and Engineering Fair (TRSEF) in Syracuse, NY. Roswell Park and Yroswell are proud of their accomplishments and excited to see what the future brings for these bright young minds!

Posted August 28, 2015 - 4:26pm

While Berkeley Kozuch’s 200 classmates are walking across a stage, receiving their diplomas and moving the tassel on their caps from one side to the other — Berkeley will be riding a bike.

Although she’s the class president and was scheduled to speak at the commencement ceremony, Berkeley has decided not to attend her graduation from Depew High School on June 26. Instead, she’ll be at Roswell Park’s Celebration of Hope, a rally against cancer and a celebration of the survivors, patients and Roswell Park heroes fighting for a cure.

Posted July 17, 2015 - 2:07pm

When Jed Woomer, a member of Carly’s Club at Roswell Park, was photographed to represent Carly’s Crossing — a unique open-water swim event benefiting pediatric cancer research and patient-care programs at Roswell Park — he wore T-shirt with a fitting saying on it: Believe in Heroes.

Posted June 25, 2015 - 10:09am

Goin’ Bald for Bucks wrapped up the 2014-2015 school year with great success! This year, students and teachers from more than 50 schools shaved their heads or cut their hair for cancer cures and patient-care programs at Roswell Park. Several new schools in Western New York and Rochester went Bald for Bucks for the first time. By cutting their hair or shaving their heads, the students showed cancer patients their support and were able to raise money for the fight.

Posted March 26, 2015 - 3:33pm

On March 25, students from West Seneca West joined the Yroswell Street Team and DJ Anthony at the Kiss 98.5 studio to discuss their upcoming Goin' Bald For Bucks event.

Posted March 24, 2015 - 4:15pm

On Wednesday, March 18, a group of girls from Orchard Park High School took over the Kiss 98.5 studio to discuss their upcoming Goin' Bald for Bucks event. Listen to their full radio spot below to hear DJ Anthony talk with this outgoing group! 


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