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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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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Amy Alexander’s personal wellness journey leads to a career helping others

Personal wellbeing has long been a priority for Hamburg’s Amy Alexander. Her wellness journey led her to become a personal trainer in 2007, and later to open Metamorphosis Pilates & Bodywork, Inc. in East Aurora. And on April 23, 2019, she’ll achieve another important milestone — the

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Quit Smoking and Stay Tobacco-Free with Spring-Cleaning!

Throughout New York State, the advent of spring conjures images of tidying unsightly areas and making preparations for warmer weather. For those who smoke cigarettes, the spring cleaning season can also provide an opportune time to quit and stay tobacco-free. The addictive power of nicotine makes quitting

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Chief Technology Officer Role Created to Enhance Patient-Centric Tech Solutions at Roswell Park

Paul Visco has been promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Longtime Roswell Park employee Paul Visco is now serving in the new role of Chief Technology Officer. A new position at Roswell Park, Visco’s role as CTO involves developing

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Kaleida Health, M&T team up to build Habitat Home on Buffalo’s East Side

Habitat for Humanity Buffalo is getting a boost from two locally headquartered companies. Kaleida Health and M&T Bank have agreed to provide full funding along with employee volunteers to build a home on Winslow Avenue on Buffalo’s East Side. Construction of the home at 39 Winslow Ave.

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