Perlmutter Cancer Center Events

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

Health Intelligence from Head to Toe

How well do you understand signs and symptoms of serious illness? Level of education and career path does not matter when it comes to making a decision related to your health. The playing field is even. Knowing what your healthcare provider tells you and knowing what to do about it is essential for good health. This lecture discusses the importance of understanding all health guidelines including cancer guidelines.

This session is led by Stefan Balan, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine (Hematology and Medical Oncology), Perlmutter Cancer Center, and director of oncology at Woodhull Medical Center; and Edward Fishkin, MD, medical director of Woodhull Medical Center. 

Date: Thursday, December 3  
Time: 12:00–1:30PM 
Location: Woodhull Medical Center, 760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, 3rd Floor Conference Room 1
Registration: RSVP online

To reserve your seat, please call 718-963-5771. Lunch is provided after the program. This program is presented in collaboration with the Office of Business Affairs at Woodhull Medical Center North Brooklyn Health Network.

Cancer Survivorship Learning Series: Expression Through Art

Expressing yourself artistically offers a variety of benefits, including relief from anxiety, distraction from pain, respite from boredom, and a safe outlet for emotions. In this workshop, you can express yourself by creating a piece of your own artwork.

This session is led by Robin Glazer, director of the Creative Center, Arts in Healthcare.

Date: Tuesday, December 15  
Time: 6:00–7:00PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
Registration: RSVP online