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 We’re entering a hopeful new era with the development of immunotherapies, which use the power of your own immune system to fight cancer. Immunotherapies can produce long-term remissions and are generally associated with side effects that are milder than those caused by chemotherapy. They also have the potential to work even when chemotherapy and radiation have failed.…

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Given the ever-increasing number of choices, selecting the proper plants for a garden can be overwhelming, especially for those with limited knowledge of anything green. Making a garden grow, however, can be easy and fun for any skill-level. Set yourself up for success by taking advantage of the knowledgeable staff at your local nursery and garden center, such as the ex…

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Automobile dealerships can’t survive without expert mechanics and a dedicated sales staff, but they offer several other employment options for people looking for careers that are both interesting and challenging. According to Terri Alverson, human resources director at Northtown Automotive in Upstate New York, there is a wide range of opportunities with the company that…

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Working outdoors is one of the factors that can increase your risk of skin cancer. Sign up for Roswell Park’s free skin cancer screening on May 17. Four years ago, I noticed a mole on my back. For more than a year, I didn’t think much of it. But when it started to bleed, I figured it might be worth having someone take a look. I was diagnosed with stage IIIc melanoma and…

  If you’ve worked hard this spring to prepare your yard for a garden and are eager to plant those lovely flowers, herbs, veggies, shrubs and fruits, take a deep breath. Before you start planting, start planning. You’re not going to reap any bounty by placing a bulb here or a shrub there. You need a game plan. Here are 5 steps to ensure your garden grows …

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If you have used indoor tanning beds, sign up for our free skin cancer screening event on May 17. Early detection can save your life. Learn more: RoswellPark.org/OneGoal Indoor tanning is big business, with an estimated $2.6 billion revenue in 2010. Despite efforts by the Food & Drug Administration and the American Academy of Dermatology to restrict false advertisin…

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, the race is on to find an activity that’s unique, engaging and fun for the whole family. While a picnic in the park is nice, sometimes the weather doesn’t hold up. A dinner out is always a good option, but why not go and enjoy Stellaluna at Theatre of Youth, a heartwarming story about family that looks at the relationship between mot…

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In 2018, we mark our 120th year, and invite you to explore the life of our founder, our rich heritage and promising new advances on the horizon at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. The idea of building a cancer hospital in Buffalo first came to light just three years after Dr. Roswell Park opened the doors to the world’s first cancer research laboratory. Open…

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In 2018, we mark our 120th year, and invite you to explore the life of our founder, our rich heritage and promising new advances on the horizon at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Although Dr. Roswell Park treated patients with many different conditions, he felt especially challenged by cancer. It “kills thousands of people annually in this State…but has so far…

Technically, we’re out of the snowy season. So your thoughts might be turning to the outdoors - more specifically, your yard and sprucing it up. Taking into account weather conditions, you might want to get started now, says Sean King, assistant yard manager at Adams Nursery & Garden Center in Lancaster. “As long as the ground is not frozen, we’re okay to …

BuffaLoveFest, the Buffalo Zoo’s celebration of “Everything Buffalo” takes place on Friday, May 18, kicking off the start of the Zoo’s busy summer season. The event offers the over-21 crowd the chance to stroll the Buffalo Zoo’s grounds on a spring evening, listen to live music and sample food and drinks from a selection of local vendors. Pop-up stages will be se…

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, the race is on to find an activity that’s unique, engaging and fun for the whole family. While a picnic in the park is nice, sometimes the weather doesn’t hold up. A dinner out is always a good option, but why not go and enjoy Stellaluna at Theatre of Youth, a heartwarming story about family that looks at the relationship between mot…

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There’s no better way to celebrate the approaching season than a trip to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Garden’s Spring Flower Exhibit. In fact, it’s one of WNY’s favorite spring traditions. This year, the Botanical Gardens promise to be more uplifting than ever before. The Spring Flower Exhibit is taking on a new dimension, as the Botanical Gardens are being tra…

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Once you’ve decided on the car of your dreams, your next move is to determine how you will pay for the vehicle. Unless you’re lucky enough to be able to pay cash for your new car, you have three basic options: leasing, purchasing with a traditional loan or a balloon payment. Which one is right for you? With a conventional loan, you finance the cost of the car, depending…