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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.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


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.

 

RSVP for this Community Outreach event at Perlmutter Cancer Center

 


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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