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Update on Progress in Metastatic Breast Cancer

Update on Progress in Metastatic Breast Cancer


Description

Our experts will reveal the latest developments in treatments, side effects, clinical trials, and interventions that extend survival and improve outcome. They will be joined by women living with metastatic breast cancer, who will share their stories.

This program is in collaboration with Bellevue Hospital Center, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, and SHARE.

Speakers

Yelena Novik, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Francisco Esteva, MD
Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Komal Jhaveri, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Eva Pendleton, LMT
Manager of Integrative Health
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location

Bellevue Hospital Center
462 First Avenue
Saul Farber Auditorium
New York, NY

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:
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:00pm

Event type:

2:00pm
 
 
The Affordable Care Act: How to Prepare for Changes in Your Coverage

The Affordable Care Act: How to Prepare for Changes in Your Coverage


Description

Join us for a discussion about the short- and long-term effects of this bill, changes in insurance coverage, and access to preventive care and screening. Our experts will discuss how patients are being prepared for possible changes in coverage and what impact it will have. This program will touch upon what the bill means to people with a chronic disease such as cancer.

Speakers

Andrew Rubin
Vice President for Medical Center Clinical Affairs and Affiliates
NYU Langone Medical Center

Rebecca K. Jackson
Project Coordinator
External Affairs, Outreach and Marketing NY State of Health

Date & Time

Thursday, April 10, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Alumni Hall B
New York, NY

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, 04/10/2014 - 2:00pm

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2:00pm
 
 
 
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Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: What is Genetic Counseling

Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: What is Genetic Counseling


Description

The Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series series is designed to address the unique issues of people surviving cancer. Led by Perlmutter Cancer Center experts, this program is intended only for people who have been treated for cancer.

Topic: What is Genetic Counseling

Speaker

Rebecca Yee, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

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

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, 04/16/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm
 
 
 
 
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Skin Cancer: Detection and Treatment

Skin Cancer: Detection and Treatment


Description

In recognition of National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Learn the latest about skin cancer detection and treatment, the steps you can take to reduce your risk, surgical management of melanoma, and the current trends in treatment. A survivor will share a story.

A healthy lunch will be provided after the program.

Speakers

Russell Berman, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Jennifer A. Stein, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Anna Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Survivor Story Moderator:
Deborah Koeppel, LCSW-R
Senior Social Worker
Supportive Services Program
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Date & Time

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Farkas Auditorium
New York, NY

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:
Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:00am

Event type:

7:00am
 
Melanoma Education Series: Laboratory Research Advancing Care

Melanoma Education Series: Laboratory Research Advancing Care


Description

Seminars in this Melanoma Education Series will focus on the cutting-edge research being done at NYU Langone Medical Center, and will showcase the exciting advances being made in melanoma research, which complement the outstanding clinical care patients receive at Perlmutter Cancer Center. This series is generously supported by U.S. Trust.

Topic: Learn about blood-based detection of BRAF, and using genetics for immunotherapy.

Speakers

David Polsky, MD, PhD The Alfred W. Kopf, MD Professor
of Dermatologic Oncology
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Professor, Department of Pathology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Tomas Kirchhoff, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Skirball 3rd Floor Seminar Room
New York, NY

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, 04/23/2014 - 2:00pm

Event type:

2:00pm
 
Head and Neck Cancer Screening At No Cost to You

Head and Neck Cancer Screening At No Cost to You


Description

Studies show that oral HPV infection is linked to head and neck cancer and its incidence is on the rise. Smoking, drinking alcohol, using oral tobacco products, and chewing paan remain well known risk factors for head and neck Cancer.

This screening will focus on cancers of the head, neck, and throat. A visual inspection of the head, neck, and throat will take place during this screening. Anyone over age 18 is welcome to attend.

Please arrive no earlier than 4:30 p.m. and no later than 7:30 p.m. to ensure that you are seen.

No appointment is necessary. For screening information only, please call 212.263.2266.

Co-sponsored by the Division of Head and Neck Surgery/Department of Otolaryngology.

Date & Time

Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location

Perlmutter Cancer Center
160 East 34th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues)
9th Floor
New York, NY

 

 


Date:
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Event type:

1:00pm
 
 
 
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Prostate Cancer Education Series

Prostate Cancer Education Series


Topic

Sexuality and Intimacy after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Speaker

Mindy Schiffman, PhD
Clinical Instructor Department of Psychiatry

Date & Time

Monday, April 28, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Location

Translational Research Building at NYU Langone
227 East 30th Street (between Second and Third Avenues)
8th Floor, Room 818
New York, NY

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, 04/28/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm
 
 
Melanoma Education Series: Cutting-Edge Clinical Research

Melanoma Education Series: Cutting-Edge Clinical Research


Description

Seminars in this Melanoma Education Series will focus on the cutting-edge research being done at NYU Langone Medical Center, and will showcase the exciting advances being made in melanoma research, which complement the outstanding clinical care patients receive at Perlmutter Cancer Center. This series is generously supported by U.S. Trust.

Topic: Learn about immunotherapy and the relationship between radiation and targeted therapy.

Speakers

Nicholas Sanfilippo, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiation Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Anna C. Pavlick, DO
Associate Professor
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Date & Time

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

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue (at 31st Street)
Skirball 3rd Floor Seminar Room
New York, NY

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, 04/30/2014 - 2:00pm

Event type:

2:00pm