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The Only Difference between a Researcher and a Patient is a Diagnosis!

The Only Difference between a Researcher and a Patient is a Diagnosis!


Description

Join us as Dr. Love, Chief Visionary Officer of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is interviewed on stage by NYU Langone’s own Dr. Deborah Axelrod. Dr. Love will discuss her recent experience with AML and what it has taught her about the patient experience. She will comment on how it has colored her work in breast cancer advocacy and research and her new focus on the need for collaboration. Finally she will emphasize the importance of continuing to question the status quo.

For more information and to RSVP, go to: school.med.nyu.edu/mspevents

Presented with The Master Scholars Program in Humanistic Medicine

Date & Time

Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

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

RSVP IS REQUIRED

For more information and to RSVP, go to: school.med.nyu.edu/mspevents

 

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Date:
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:00pm

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2:00pm
 
 
 
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Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: Skin Health and the Survivor

Cancer Survivorship Lecture Series: Skin Health and the Survivor


Description

This 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: Skin Health and the Survivor

Speakers

Kathy Madden, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Rajni Kannan, MS, RN, ANP-BC

Date & Time

Wednesday, May 14, 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, 05/14/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm
 
Skin Cancer Screening

Skin Cancer Screening


Description

Join us for this skin cancer screening at no cost to you, in collaboration with the American Academy of Dermatology, to help stay healthy as summer approaches. All are welcome, especially those who have a changing mole, a previous history of melanoma, are over 50 (especially men), and do not have a regular dermatologist. These individuals may be at particularly high risk for melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.

No appointment is necessary. Arrive no earlier than 1:00 p.m. and no later than 4:30 p.m. to ensure that you are seen.

Co-sponsored by The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology.

Please call 212.263.2627 for screening information only.

Date & Time

Thursday, May 15, 2014
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location

Ambulatory Care Center at NYU Langone
240 East 38th Street
(between Second and Third Avenues)
12th Floor
New York, NY

 

 

 


Date:
Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:30am

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9:30am
 
 
 
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What You Need to Know about Brain Cancer

What You Need to Know about Brain Cancer


Description

In recognition of Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Join our experts for an informative discussion and learn about the different types of brain tumors, risk factors and symptoms, treatment options and updates in research.

Speaker

Howard Fine, MD
The Anne Murnick Cogan and David H. Cogan Professor of Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center Director
NYU Langone Brain Tumor Center

Date & Time

Wednesday, May 21, 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:
Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:00pm

Event type:

2:00pm
 
Reconstructive Surgery Options for Women with Breast Cancer

Reconstructive Surgery Options for Women with Breast Cancer


Description

Breast reconstruction can help restore the look and feel of the breast after a mastectomy. Learn the facts about the surgery options available. Education is key in making hard choices when there are so many options, and when deciding which reconstruction is right for you.

Speakers

Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS
The Kanas Family Foundation
Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology Medical Director, Community Outreach and Education
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center

Jamie Levine, MD
Associate Professor Department of Surgery

Date & Time

Thursday, May 22, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
(at 31st Street)
Smilow 1st 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:
Thu, 05/22/2014 - 2:00pm

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2:00pm
 
 
 
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Prostate Cancer Education Series

Prostate Cancer Education Series


Topic

Active Surveillance & Watchful Waiting for Prostate Cancer

Speakers

Stacy Loeb, MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Population Health and Urology

Date & Time

Thursday, May 29, 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:
Thu, 05/29/2014 - 1:30pm

Event type:

1:30pm