Community Programs About Cancer

NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center Community Outreach and Education Program hosts community events to keep people informed about the latest developments in cancer treatment, prevention, screening, risk reduction, and research, and to provide information and support to those dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

Find more information about our upcoming events.

Cancer Education Series

Our cancer education series offers informative lectures, panel discussions, and presentations. These events are open to the public. Speakers include cancer specialists, survivors, and healthcare professionals who share the newest information on diagnosis, treatment options, research, and resources.

View our upcoming events calendar. You can RSVP for an event by registering online, calling 212-263-2266, or email

Cancer Survivorship Learning Series

Perlmutter Cancer Center hosts monthly educational programs that focus on the unique issues of people living with cancer. These educational, interactive events take place on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. The lectures are free, but RSVP is required. Please call 212-263-2266, email, or register online.

Speakers Bureau

As part of our commitment to educating the public about cancer, Perlmutter Cancer Center experts deliver engaging, informative, and educational programs to community groups, organizations, and businesses. Topics are tailored to each audience and may include:

  • reducing cancer risk
  • cancer screening tests
  • coping with a loved one’s diagnosis
  • the newest cancer treatment methods
  • risk reduction and early detection of breast and gynecologic cancer, as well as colorectal, prostate, and skin cancers
  • advances in lung cancer treatment
  • cancer survivorship issues

To learn more, please email

Community Outreach and Education Mailing List

To subscribe to our seasonal Perlmutter Cancer Center newsletter and community events calendar, please send your name and email address to If you are interested in receiving a print copy of the seasonal community events calendar, please provide your full street address.