We bring visionary thinking and compassionate care to the science of treating cancer.

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 cancerevents@nyumc.org.

Faces of Cancer

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, join us in celebrating life after a cancer diagnosis. A panel of cancer survivors representing a range of ages and diagnoses tells stories and shares experiences. This special event also touches on the unique needs and issues of survivors.

This session is led by Deborah Axelrod, MD, the Kanas Family Foundation Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology in the Department of Surgery, and Marleen Meyers, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and director of the Perlmutter Cancer Center Survivorship Program.

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Time: 6:00-7:30PM
Location: NYU Langone Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, Alumni Hall B
Registration: RSVP online

Cancer Survivorship Learning Series: Meet Your Inner Artist

Everyone has an inner spring flowing with creative energy. Making art can relieve anxiety, distract from pain, provide respite from boredom, and provide a safe outlet for expressing emotions. Get your creative juices flowing in this fun and engaging hands-on workshop and experience the healing benefits of artistic expression.

This session is led by Robin Glazer, director of The Creative Center: Artists in Healthcare.

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2016
Time: 6:00-7:00PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
Registration: RSVP online

Prostate Cancer: The Emerging Role of PARP Inhibitors in Advanced Prostate Cancer

Two years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors for the treatment of ovarian cancer. Join us as we take a look at how PARP inhibitors could also play a role in treating advanced prostate cancer.

This session is led Arjun Balar, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine.

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time: 5:30-7:00PM
Location: Perlmutter Cancer Center, 160 East 34th Street, 11th Floor, Room 1121
Registration: RSVP online

Living with Cancer Conference

The Tisch Cancer Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting the 26th Annual Living with Cancer Conference: Confronting the Challenge. This conference is intended to benefit people living with cancer, their families, partners, caregivers, friends, and healthcare professionals. The conference is free of charge and will offer information and practical tips for confronting the day-to-day challenges of living with cancer.

The conference is presented in collaboration with the American Cancer Society; Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center–East Campus; Mount Sinai Beth Israel; Memorial Sloan Kettering: Breast Examination Center of Harlem; Calvary Hospital; CancerCare; VA NY Harbor Healthcare System; Gilda's Club New York City; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone; The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s New York City Chapter; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; and Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.

Registration is required and early registration is suggested due to limited space.

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2016
Time: 9:15AM-3:30PM
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital, 1468 Madison Avenue, Stern Auditorium
Registration: RSVP online or call CancerCare at 212-712-8368