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Langone Medical Center Series

Faces of Cancer

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue (at 31st Street), Alumni Hall B
RSVP Required

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day®, come experience this symbolic event to celebrate life after a cancer diagnosis. Join us as a panel of cancer survivors representing all ages and diagnoses share their experiences and tell their stories. This special event will also touch upon the unique needs and issues of survivors.

Speakers: Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS, Katherine Donahue, RN, CPHON

Please call 212-263-2266, e-mail NYCIcommunityprograms@NYUMC.org, or reserve online at www.NYUCI.org/rsvp.

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course

Saturday, June 8, 2013
8:00am – 3:00pm
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue (at 31st Street), Farkas Auditorium
RSVP Required

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to offer this free course for all ovarian cancer survivors, friends, family members, and others who are interested in hearing about ovarian cancer research and patient care. Experts will share new information about the disease, including genetics, clinical trials, CA-125 levels, and survivorship issues. A panel of survivors will share their unique perspectives.

For more information, please call the Foundation for Women’s Cancer at 312.578.1439.

This course is being sponsored by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer; NYU Cancer Institute and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Genentech; T.E.A.L.; and Stepping Stone Support

Please call 212-263-2266, e-mail NYCIcommunityprograms@NYUMC.org, or reserve online at www.NYUCI.org/rsvp.

Update on Men’s Health Cancer Screening Guidelines

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Location: Woodhull Medical Center, 760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY - 3rd Floor, Room #1
RSVP Required

The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men. This lecture will focus on suggested cancer screening guidelines for men of all ages, and will explore how risk factors can influence your risk level and when to get screened.

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 718-963-8640 or 212-263-2266, e-mail NYUCIcommunityprograms@nyumc.org or reserve online at www.nyuci.org/rsvp. Provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture, and number of people attending.

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Prostate Cancer Education Series

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: NYU Clinical Cancer Center, 10 East 34th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues) – 11th Floor, Room 1121A
RSVP Required

The topic of this lecture is “Cyber Knife Therapy.” Cyber Knife treat for cancer is an alternative to surgery. The procedure involves the application of radiation to tumors in various parts of the body. Cyber Knife its technology precisely detects the location of tumors, which often move around during most cancer treatments.

Speaker: Nicholas J. Sanfilippo, MD

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212-263-2266, e-mail or reserve online at www.nyuci.org/rsvp. Provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture, and number of people attending.

Prostate Cancer Education Series

Thursday, June 27, 2013
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Location: NYU Clinical Cancer Center, 10 East 34th Street (between Lexington and Third Avenues) – 11th Floor, Room 1121A
RSVP Required

The topic of this lecture is “Supportive Management.” The supportive care, pain management, and quality of life issues that present many challenges to patients, families and clinicians will be discussed .Close attention to what patients tell us about their care will make the challenge more attainable and the care giving more satisfying. Promoting nutritional balance, achieving a sense of emotional, spiritual and physical well-being enables the patients and their families to achieve a better quality of life in every dimension.

Speaker: Tanveer P. Mir, MD

To RSVP for a lecture, please call 212-263-2266, e-mail or reserve online at www.nyuci.org/rsvp. Provide your name, phone number, the name of the lecture, and number of people attending.

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