How Baby Aspirin Helps in the Fight Against Cancer

What if a drug that sits in nearly everyone’s medicine cabinet could help extend the lives of some cancer patients? In companion presentations at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, doctors from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center report new evidence that

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Breast Surgeon Dr. Marielle Ferstenberg Joins Windsong

Williamsville, Sep 17, 2019 — Breast surgeon, Dr. Marielle Ferstenberg, has joined Windsong Breast Care’s expert breast care team. Dr. Ferstenberg graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY and completed her general surgery residency at NYU Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Her breast

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Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

E-Cigarettes are in the News — Is Vaping Safe? By Annette Pinder By now, everyone knows that smoking cigarettes is dangerous. In fact, smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns and illegal drugs combined, and the American Cancer Society says that nearly half

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BlueCross BlueShield Fund Awards $2.5 Million to Area Non-Profits

Blue Fund Awards $2.5 Million to 12 WNY Non-Profit Organizations —Grants Support Initiatives that Improve Key Community Health Outcomes— Buffalo, NY —BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 major health-based projects across Western New York that will have a positive

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Independent Health Medicare Advantage 2020

Independent Health announces stable premiums, comprehensive benefits for its 2020 Medicare Advantage plans Innovative benefits include non-emergency transportation, home-delivered meals, and Brook personal health companion app BUFFALO, N.Y., October 1, 2019…Independent Health’s 2020 individual Medicare Advantage plans will include stable premiums and new benefits designed to help members get

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UB Researchers Developing Non-Addictive Painkillers

Highly competitive NIH HEAL Initiative issues awards to UB researchers to develop non-addictive painkillers Researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are using targeted tools to address pain BUFFALO, N.Y. — A prestigious and highly competitive National Institutes of Health program called the Helping

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Reduced Therapy for Children with Neuroblastoma

Algorithm Reduces Need for Therapy in Children With Intermediate-Risk Neuroblastoma COG study shows treatment can be reduced without compromising outcomes – shows therapy can be reduced in some neuroblastoma patients Algorithm based on tumor biology, anticipated response to treatment for patients with localized tumors, 3-year overall survival

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