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Posted February 10, 2016 - 11:06am

Lancaster High School and Pembroke Central School District were the first schools this year to receive an exclusive tour and interview with DJ Anthony at the Kiss 98.5 studio! The Yroswell Street Team was there to speak with the students and share more information about Goin' Bald for Bucks.

Posted November 4, 2015 - 10:58am

On Monday, August 31, Carly’s Club joined with pediatric cancer patients, families and other WNY organizations to kick off Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

The emotional evening was an opportunity for all WNY pediatric cancer families to stand together as a commu- nity, receive comfort and support, and spread awareness. The free event included fun activities for the kids, as well as impactful ceremonies to honor and remember those who have been touched by this devastating disease.

Posted November 4, 2015 - 10:47am

High school students – we have an exciting opportunity for you! Do you have a cancer survivor in your life? Wouldn’t it be great to sit down and learn more about their life experiences, lessons, advice and more?

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.


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