Events Calendar

NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center hosts educational forums on cancer-related topics, including understanding cancer, living with cancer, life after treatment, and preventing cancer. 

Events are free, but RSVP is required. Unless where noted, you can register by filling out our registration form, by calling 212-263-2266, or emailing cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Prostate Cancer Education Series: Supportive Oncology 

Cancer can affect every area of your life, from your physical and mental wellbeing to your job and recreational activities to your family and friends. This lecture addresses how supportive oncology can help reduce the physical and emotional burdens of the disease through pain and symptom management, counseling, and the use of complementary therapies.

This session is moderated by Gary Shelton, DNP, NP, ANP-BC, AOCNP, Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Date: Thursday, May 28 
Time: 5:30–6:30PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.

The Faces of Cancer 

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, join us at this event to celebrate life after a cancer diagnosis. A panel of cancer survivors representing a range of ages and diagnoses tell their stories and share their experiences. This special event also touches on the unique needs and issues of survivors. 

This session is moderated by Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS, The Kanas Family Foundation Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Date: Thursday, June 4 
Time: 6:00–7:30PM 
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2015 Meeting 

Join us at this professional symposium for a discussion and presentation of the latest findings, including prevention strategies, diagnosis, treatment, research, and survivorship.

This session is moderated by: Francisco Esteva, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Perlmutter Cancer Center; and Michael Grossbard, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Date: Wednesday, June 10
Time: 6:00–7:30PM 
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, Smilow 1st Floor Seminar Room
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Cancer Survivorship Learning Series: Just Breathe  

In this workshop, Felicia Newsome, a licensed massage therapist, demystifies the practice of meditation—breathing with awareness—and gives you some simple tools to get started.

This session is moderated by Felicia Newsome, LMT, Integrative Health Program, Perlmutter Cancer Center.

Date: Tuesday, June 16 
Time: 6:00–7:00PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Prostate Cancer Education Series: Prostate Health Index (PHI) and Updates in Cancer Screening 

A promising new blood test known as the Prostate Health Index (PHI) has recently been approved for use in the detection of prostate cancer. This lecture discusses the scientific evidence on this new test and other recommendations for prostate cancer screening.

This session is moderated by Stacy Loeb, MD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Urology and Population Health.

Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 5:30–6:30PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Annual Living with Cancer Conference: Confronting the Challenge 

NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center is hosting this conference to benefit people living with cancer, their families, partners, caregivers, friends, and healthcare professionals. The conference is free of charge and offers information and practical tips for confronting the day-to-day challenges of living with cancer. 

This program is presented in collaboration with: the American Cancer Society, Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Calvary Hospital, CancerCare, the Breast Examination Center of Harlem, the Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System Oncology Program, FindCancerServices, Gilda’s Club New York City, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society—New York City Chapter, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care. 

Pre-registration is required and early registration is suggested due to limited space. For more information or to register, please call 212-712-8368. 

Date: Sunday, July 12
Time: 9:15AM–3:00PM 
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue at 31st Street, Farkas Auditorium
RSVP Required: To RSVP, please fill out our registration form, call 212-263-2266, or email cancerevents@nyumc.org.