March 2014

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Oral Health: Insights into Overall Health

Oral Health: Insights into Overall Health


Description

Your oral health can offer clues about your overall health- or can be an indicator of problems in your mouth that may affect the rest of your body. Learn about the connection between head and neck cancers, and oral health and the oral microbiome and cancer risk.

Speakers

Richard Hayes, DDS, PhD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine

Jiyoung Ahn, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine

Brian Schmidt, MD, PhD, DDS
Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Neuroscience and Physiology
NYU College of Dentistry
Director, NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research

Date & Time

Monday, March 3, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South (between Thompson Street and LaGuardia Place)
8th Floor, Room 802

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:00pm

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1:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
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What You Need to Know about Colon Cancer

What You Need to Know about Colon Cancer


Description

Join NYU Cancer Institute’s top healthcare professionals for a discussion focusing on screening, prevention, new treatments for colorectal cancer and the importance of a healthy diet and exercise. A colorectal cancer survivor will also share a story. A healthy lunch will be provided after the program.

Speakers

Mark B. Pochapin, MD
The Sholtz/Leeds Professor of Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine (Division of Gastroenterology)

Harvey G. Moore, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Gail Leichman, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology
NYU Cancer Institute

Linda Schiano Chio, MS, RD
Nutritionist
Supportive Services Program
NYU Clinical Cancer Center

Survivor Story Moderator:
Deborah Koeppel, LCSW -R
Senior Social Worker
Supportive Services Program NYU Clinical Cancer Center

Date & Time

Monday, March 10, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Farkas Auditorium

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:00am

Event type:

7:00am
 
 
Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction: The Importance of Diet and Exercise

Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction: The Importance of Diet and Exercise


Description

Evidence supports that eating a healthy diet for the risk reduction and treatment of colorectal cancer is beneficial. Join us to learn how a healthy diet provides many benefits, including the risk reduction of colon cancer, increased energy and weight loss.

Lunch will be provided after the program. In collaboration with the Office of Business Affairs at Woodhull Medical Center, North Brooklyn Health Network.

Speakers

Harry A. Winters, MD
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology North Brooklyn Health Network Woodhull Medical Center

Amanda Bontempo, RD
Nutritionist
Supportive Services Program NYU Clinical Cancer Center

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location

Woodhull Medical Center
760 Broadway
3rd Floor, Conference Room #1
Brooklyn, NY

RSVP IS REQUIRED

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 718.963.8640 or 212.263.2266, e-mail CancerEvents@nyumc.org or reserve online at www.nyuci.org/rsvp. Please provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture and number of people attending.

 

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Date:
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 8:00am

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8:00am
 
 
 
 
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Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: Following Diet and Exercise Guidelines along the Cancer Journey

Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: Following Diet and Exercise Guidelines along the Cancer Journey


Description

Designed to address the unique issues of people surviving cancer. This program is only intended for people who have been treated for cancer.

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 19
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Translational Research Building
227 East 30th Street (between Second and Third Avenues)
7th Floor, Room 718

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm
 
What EveryBODY Needs to Know About Cancer: Key Issues for Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender People

What EveryBODY Needs to Know About Cancer: Key Issues for Lesbians, Bisexual Women and Transgender People


Description

Research shows that LGBT individuals have a unique cluster of risk factors that increase cancer incidence and later stage diagnosis. Find out why sharing openly with your providers is important and get information on research and clinical trials.

Speakers

Julia Smith, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Medicine

Baljit Singh, MD
Associate Professor Department of Pathology

Moderated by:
Cristina Moldow, LCSW
Lesbian Cancer Initiative Coordinator Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Date & Time

Thursday, March 20, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South (between Thompson Street and LaGuardia Place)
Grand Hall

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Thu, 03/20/2014 - 2:00pm

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2:00pm
 
 
 
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Update from the 36th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Update from the 36th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium


Description

The 36th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium brought scientists and clinicians together to present state-of-the-art information on breast cancer. Join us for a discussion of the latest findings presented at this premier symposium, including breast cancer prevention strategies, research, diagnosis and treatment.

Speaker

Freya Schnabel, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery

Date & Time

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

Perlmutter Cancer Center
160 E. 34th Street
(between Lexington and Third Avenues)
Room 1121

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Wed, 03/26/2014 - 2:00pm

Event type:

2:00pm
 
Prostate Cancer Education Series: Nutrition Health for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Prostate Cancer Education Series: Nutrition Health for Prostate Cancer Survivors


Speakers

Mary Platek, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nutrition Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health
NYU Steinhardt

Date & Time

Thursday, March 27, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

Perlmutter Cancer Center
160 East 34th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
1st Floor, Room 126

RSVP IS REQUIRED

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

 

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Date:
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm
 
 
 
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