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Sickle cell disease is one of the most common hereditary blood disorders in the world, and it affects many people right here in Western New York. To mark Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month in September, we present information and tips to help patients and families cope with this disorder.

Do you want to help raise funds for Roswell Park’s groundbreaking cancer research? Become a champion today and join Team Roswell! Starting your own fundraiser is easy and you can make a difference in the lives of the 39,000 patients that turn to Roswell Park each year for hope.

Yroswell is looking for enthusiastic and outgoing high school students to join the 2018-2019 Yroswell Street Team. If you or someone you know would make a good fit, apply today!

Being a teenage girl, I never realized how many different opportunities there were for me to give back to my community or to make a difference in someone's life.

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

I’ve learned that no action will go unnoticed and that if you want change, you need to go out and do it because no one is going to do it for you. As a young person, I truly believe that we will be the generation to be tobacco free because of the work that my peers and I are doing.

For the last four years, 15-year-old Sammi Van Wicklin has been one of the top fundraisers for The Ride For Roswell. She first got involved in 2012 after her friend’s mom was diagnosed with cancer. “I was really sad about it and wanted to do something,” Sammi said.

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.