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Friday, February 17, 2012 - 2:18pm

Check out the many ways young people are working toward a world without cancer in their communities:

Holy Angels Academy host "Pink the Court" basketball game nights to raise money for RPCI.

Orchard Park Middle School students raised cancer awareness and funds at their "Think Pink" dance.

Monday, February 13, 2012 - 12:46pm

On Wednesday, February 8, students from St. Christopher's School and North Tonawanda High School joined the Yroswell Street Team at the Kiss 98.5 FM studios to promote RPCI's Goin' Bald for Bucks program. Hear why the students wanted to raise money for Roswell Park and learn more about this unique fundraising opportunity. 

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 12:50pm

Christine Ambrosone, PhD, Professor of Oncology and Chair of the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, returned to Mount St. Mary Academy on Thursday, February 2 to discuss her career path with honors students. An alumna of the Kenmore, NY high school, Dr. Ambrosone talked about how she got interested in health care and epidemiology as a working parent, and also answered students' questions about cancer care and prevention.

Read more about Dr. Ambrosone's career path and accomplishments here.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 12:24pm

Pictured: Zachary Roberts, NTHS student and Stella Usiak, age 8.

On Friday, January 13, 2012, dozens of North Tonawanda High School (NTHS) students gathered in the school's gymnasium to participate in their first Goin' Bald for Bucks event. A total of 46 students and teachers raised more than $4,000 for cancer research at Roswell Park. 

Read the full article and check out more pictures from the event in the Tonawanda News.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 1:08pm

Take a listen as Jason Derulo encourages others to follow his lead and go Bald for Bucks for Roswell Park. Click here to hear what he has to say about the program and how you can get involved.

Friday, January 6, 2012 - 9:31am

2011 was an amazing year for Yroswell but we can't wait to see what 2012 brings as we continue to work toward a world without cancer. The Yroswell leaders and Street Team members wish everyone a very happy new year. Work hard on those resolutions!

Friday, November 4, 2011 - 10:47am

Last week, Nichols School junior, Sommer Zacher, held a fundraiser for breast cancer research. She arranged to have Kelly Matecki, mother of Nichols alumna, Paige Matecki '10, come to Nichols to put pink strips in kids' hair. Those who had pink strips added made a donation. In just over one hour, Sommer raised $200, which the School sent to RPCI.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 9:54am

Yroswell welcomes the Inner-High School Student Council to Roswell Park Cancer Instiute. 70 student leaders and their advisors from 12 Buffalo Public Schools are spending the day on RPCI's campus. We look forward to meeting with the Council this afternoon to discuss the many ways we can work together for a world without cancer. Stay tuned for pictures!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 2:54pm

Listen to DJ Anthony on Kiss 98.5 tonight during the Kiss 10 at 10 to hear the Yroswell Street Team and D'Art Moda Salon talk about our "Paint Me Pink" feather hair extensions available at participating salons through the month of October.

Proceeds from the sale benefit breast cancer research at Roswell Park. 

Be on the lookout for photos from our visit on the Yroswell Facebook page.

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 8:45am

Check out this inspiring news story about five-year-old Madisyn Tolfa who wears her Beads of Courage with pride as she battles leukemia.

Learn more about the Beads of Courage program by visiting Yroswell's Coping section.