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Blood Disorders: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Blood Disorders: Types, Symptoms and Treatment


Blood disorders can affect any of the three main components of blood: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This lecture will discuss symptoms and treatment for different types of benign blood disorders and cancers of the blood.

Speakers

Michael Grossbard, MD
Professor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Bruce Raphael, MD
Clinical Professor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Date & Time

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31street)
Alumni Hall A
New York, NY

RSVP IS REQUIRED

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212.263.2266, e-mail CancerEvents@nyumc.org or reserve online. Please provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture and number of people attending.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


Date:
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:00pm7:30pm

Event type:
Lectures
6:00pm
 
 
 
 
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Cancer Survivorship Learning Series: Keeping Your Ticker in Top Shape!

Cancer Survivorship Learning Series: Keeping Your Ticker in Top Shape!


Some cancer treatments can increase your risk of developing heart disease. It’s important to be aware of proactive steps to care for your heart in the years to come. This lecture will review side effects of cancer treatment, tests you may need to monitor your heart, diet and exercise, supplements to support cardiovascular health, and ways to reduce hypertension and keep cholesterol in check.

Speaker

Nieca Goldberg, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Medicine (Cardiology Division)

Date & Time

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location

Perlmutter Cancer Center
160 E. 34th St. (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
11th Floor, Rm 1121
New York, NY

RSVP IS REQUIRED

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212.263.2266, e-mail CancerEvents@nyumc.org or reserve online. Please provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture and number of people attending.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


Date:
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:00pm7:00pm

Event type:
Lectures
6:00pm
 
 
Strategies to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Strategies to Keep Your Heart Healthy


Avoid heart problems in the future by adopting a healthy lifestyle today. Although you cannot change some risk factors—such as family history, sex, or age—there are some key heart disease prevention steps you can take. Blood pressure screening will be offered. Lunch will be provided after the program.

In collaboration with the Office of Business Affairs at Woodhull Medical Center North Brooklyn Health Network.

Speaker

Ronny Cohen, MD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Date & Time

Thursday, February 19, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location

Woodhull Medical Center
760 Broadway (at Broadway and Flushing Avenue)
3rd Floor, Conference Room #1
Brooklyn, NY

RSVP IS REQUIRED

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 718.963.8640, e-mail CancerEvents@nyumc.org or reserve online. Please provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture and number of people attending.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


Date:
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 12:00pm1:30pm

Event type:
Lectures
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BPH Update—What You Need to Know

BPH Update—What You Need to Know


Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) occurs when the cells of the prostate gland begin to multiply. This lecture will discuss the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of this condition.

Speaker

Christopher Kelly, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Urology

Date & Time

Thursday, February 26, 2015
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

Perlmutter Cancer Center
160 E. 34th St. (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
11th Floor, Rm 1121
New York, NY

RSVP IS REQUIRED

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212.263.2266, e-mail CancerEvents@nyumc.org or reserve online. Please provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture and number of people attending.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


Date:
Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:30pm6:30pm

Event type:
Lectures
5:30pm