How Biking Impacts Climate Change

By Shannon Traphagen Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, is marked by leaders, citizens, organizations, and even bicycling companies, who want to help fight climate change. Our planet is currently under siege from carbon emissions and losing over 15 billion trees each year due to deforestation, land

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In-Demand Dermatopathology Expert Promoted to Director of Surgical Pathology at Roswell Park Cancer Center

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has added a new leader to its Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with the promotion of Paul Bogner, MD, to Director of Surgical Pathology. In the Surgical Pathology Division, Dr. Bogner will now oversee fourteen sub-specialty pathologists who handle more than

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John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Presents Technology for Autism Patients

As part of Autism Awareness Month, Oishei Children’s Hospital is proud to be the first hospital in the United States to partner with MagnusCards®, a free mobile application by Buffalo and Ontario-based company, Magnusmode. MagnusCards® leverages digital how-to card decks, complete with step-by-step instructions and intuitive game

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Researchers Uncover New Role for Tamoxifen in Triple-Negative Breast Cancers Roswell Park team identifies first known prognostic marker for these aggressive tumors

TNBC tumors lack 3 key receptors that existing therapies target Team led by Dr. Gokul Das focused on a different receptor, ER-beta They demonstrate that tamoxifen may be effective against many TNBC tumors. One of the mechanisms that makes so-called triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) notoriously aggressive and

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American College of Radiology (ACR) Recognizes Buffalo Medical Group for Clinical Quality and Patient Safety Williamsville Location Earns Three-Year Accreditation

Buffalo Medical Group Radiation Oncology has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation oncology, or radiation therapy, is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. A radiation

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Health Equity For All: VA Western New York Healthcare System Hosts Conference

VA Western New York Healthcare System’s Minority Veterans Committee is leading the way, hosting its fourth Health Equity Conference, designed for community health care professionals at the Buffalo site of VA Western New York Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Avenue, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, from 8:30 am

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Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential: Help Me Grow

Help Me Grow is Helping Children Reach Their Full Potential By Debra Dudack As a special education therapist, Ali Perfetti visits clients around Western New York and often encounters neighbors desperate for help. “This boy could barely walk. He was five, and still in a diaper,” said

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