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
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
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
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
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
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.