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11 Fundraising Tips from an Empire State Rider

July 9th, 2019 | Category: Blog
11 Fundraising Tips from an Empire State Rider No matter your level of experience with fundraising, it can be incredibly challenging. You may feel like people aren’t donating as easily as you thought or that you’re running out of...

What to Expect at the 2019 Empire State Ride

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July 8th, 2019 | Category: Blog
After months of fundraising and training, it’s finally time for our 500+ mile adventure. You may be feeling some combination of excitement mixed with a little bit of nerves. That’s totally normal! To help with that, we put together...

Keep Your Fundraising Going While on the Road for #ESR19

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July 2nd, 2019 | Category: Blog
Did you know that you can still collect donations for your #ESR19 fundraiser during the week-long adventure? That’s right! Fundraising for the Empire State Ride doesn’t close until Friday, August 9. As you update your friends and family via...

How ESR Donations Help Doctors Identify More Effective Treatments

June 12th, 2019 | Category: Blog
As fun as it is to cycle 500+ miles across New York, it’s important to remember why we do it – to help advance cancer research. The impact our Empire State Riders have is incredible. Our friend and fellow...

Exploring How Microbiome Affects Cancer – And Vice Versa

June 10th, 2019 | Category: Blog
Exploring How The Microbiome Affects Cancer – And Vice Versa How well do you know your microbiome? Microbiomes are composed of the trillions of microbes living in our bodies, most of which inhabit our digestive system. Microbes are microscopic...

Learning From the Best: A Father’s Inspiration Leads to the Empire State Ride

April 17th, 2019 | Category: Blog
Learning From the Best: A Father’s Inspiration Leads to the Empire State Ride “I think the most important lesson he taught me is to face your life head on,” Harry McNamara says about his dad. “When things went wrong,...

The Power of Donations in Extending Lives for Brain Cancer Patients

March 11th, 2019 | Category: Blog
The Power of Donations in Extending Lives for Brain Cancer Patients In recent years, donations from Roswell Park supporters like you have provided the critical funding needed to develop a promising brain cancer vaccine and test it in phase...

5 New Research Projects Launched Thanks to Donor Support

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March 11th, 2019 | Category: Blog
5 New Research Projects Launched Thanks to Donor Support Twice a year, the Alliance Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) announces a call for grant applications from Roswell Park’s research community. These grants provide seed funding for our researchers to...

Everything You Need to Know about the 2019 Empire State Ride

December 12th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Empire State Ride The Empire State Ride is a 500+ mile adventure across New York State to end cancer. It’s packed full of exciting and unique opportunities, like the ability to...

Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments

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November 9th, 2018 | Category: Blog
Donations Support New Test Matching Patients with Most Effective Treatments By the time Sara Sade learned that she had metastatic melanoma, hundreds of tumors had developed in her body, “from my feet to my head,” she recalls. “The disease...