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SheCAN! Women’s Group

SheCAN: New group, new concept empowers women in WNY SheCAN! provides education and inspiration to foster personal and professional growth February 7, 2019, Buffalo, NY – Buffalo is home to a new organization committed to empowering women to achieve greater success and happiness in their personal and professional lives. SheCAN! is a non-profit membership-based organization in WNY, founded by... »

Little red knit hats to be given to hundreds of newborns during February as Catholic Health participates in American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts

WHAT: The Buffalo Niagara American Heart Association and Catholic Health, with support from The Children’s Heart Foundation (TCHF), area teaming up for Little Hats, Big Hearts, a national program to raise awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects, which affect 1 in 100 babies. During Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week, February 7-14, the two groups will host an intervie... »

Roswell Park Reports New Path to Overcoming Drug Resistance in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

The HER2 protein, which encourages the growth of cancer cells, is present in about 20% of all breast cancers. While HER2-positive breast cancers tend to be very aggressive, today the prognosis is generally very good, thanks to the introduction of HER2 inhibitors such as trastuzumab (brand name Herceptin). However, not all HER2-positive breast cancers respond to existing HER2 inhibitors. A renderin... »

Breast Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Breast Cancer Screening is Important – Early Detection Saves Lives! One in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and their risk for developing breast cancer increases with age. Fortunately, mammograms reduce breast cancer deaths. A non-invasive x-ray, mammograms can detect cancer early when it is most treatable and long before it can be felt, improving the odds of survival and... »

Reimagining Health, Education, Social Justice

‘Reimagining: Health ∙ Education ∙ Social Justice’ Community Forum on the Health Impacts of Exploitive Ticketing and Avoidable School Suspensions on African Americans Living in Buffalo Feb. 28, 2019, 4:30 PM – 8 PM, Buffalo Academy For Visual and Performing Arts The African American Health Disparities Task Force (AAHDTF) has announced “Reimagining: Health, Education, Social Justice…A Community For... »