When a Friend or Loved One Gets a Cancer Diagnosis...How to Respond?


RSVP for this event at NYU Cancer InstituteThis interactive workshop will be led by Jessie Gruman, four time cancer survivor and author of the book AfterShock: What to Do When the Doctor Gives You—or Someone You Love—a Devastating Diagnosis, and will draw upon the experiences of participants and the results of interviews with hundreds of patients and caregivers. The aim is to prepare participants to respond to the cancer or any other diagnosis of friends and loved ones with clarity, confidence and generosity.


Jessie Gruman, PhD - Author, President, Center for Advancing Health
Michelle Tropper, MPH - Administrative Director, Community Outreach and Education Program
Karen Langer, PhD - Clinical Psychologist, Manager, Psychosocial Services, NYU Clinical Cancer Center

Date & Time

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.


NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square South
Room 914


To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212.263.2266, e-mail NYUCIcommunityprograms@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.

Start Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 1:00pm