Perlmutter Cancer Center Educational Events

The topic of cancer can feel overwhelming to anyone affected by it. It’s important to get helpful information from a reliable source about cancer, its treatment, and how to cope.

We host frequent webinars featuring our experts to provide information and education on cancer-related topics.

Our cancer education series offers virtual lectures, panel discussions, and presentations by cancer specialists, healthcare professionals, and survivors, who share the newest information on prevention, diagnosis, treatment options, research, clinical trials, and other resources. 

Our survivorship learning series focuses on the unique issues related to living with cancer and life after treatment. Some of our programs are tailored to patients and caregivers, and others are geared toward members of the general public who have not yet been affected by cancer.

These events at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center provide valuable information about steps you can take to reduce the risk of cancer and how to recognize cancer signs and symptoms. For more information, please call 1-833-263-2266, email, or subscribe to our newsletter.

Register for Our Upcoming Webinars

We host frequent webinars that provide information and education on cancer-related topics such as prevention, screening, treatment, research, support, and survivorship. These virtual live events are hosted by our experts who offer tips and advice, as well as answer questions from participants.

Updates in Treatment Strategies for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

One in seven men receive a prostate cancer diagnosis during their lifetime, and approximately 60 percent of prostate cancers are diagnosed in men ages 65 or older. In this live event, our experts, Aaron E. Katz, MD, chair of the Department of Urology at NYU Winthrop Hospital, and genitourinary oncologist David R. Wise, MD, PhD, discuss the treatment options available that can improve the quality and length of life for men who have received an advanced prostate cancer diagnosis.

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: 7:00PM EDT
Registration: Register online

Spotlight on Prostate Cancer

In recognition of prostate cancer awareness month, our experts Stacy Loeb, MD, urologic oncologist and assistant professor in NYU Langone’s Department of Urology, and Tamara Braid, MS, CGC, certified genetic counselor in the High-Risk Cancer Genetics Program, discuss the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening and treatment during this live virtual event. They will also discuss telehealth, strategies to locate and use reliable health information on the internet and social media platforms, and genetic risk assessment for prostate cancer to better identify those who may benefit from testing.

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 5:00PM EDT
Registration: Register online

Cancer Research Institute Virtual Immunotherapy Patient Summit

This free, two-day online event hosted by the Cancer Research Institute provides information about immunotherapy, which is becoming the standard of care for many types of cancer. During this virtual event, you can hear from and interact with leading researchers and cancer specialists as well as patients who have received immunotherapy. 

Our experts will also provide valuable insight into how clinical trials work to help you understand whether they are a good option for you or a loved one. Participants can also join smaller discussion groups to discuss the latest treatment advances in areas including breast cancer, lung cancer, melanoma, ovarian cancer, and prostate cancer. Confidential and free one-on-one virtual consultations with Cancer Research Institute's clinical trial navigators will also be available to you in English and Spanish.

Date: Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3, 2020
Registration: Register online

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Watch Our Previous Lectures

If you missed one of our cancer educational events, you can view previous lectures on our YouTube channel.

COVID-19 and Cancer Care—April 29, 2020

Our experts discuss safety measures and answer questions related to cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment during COVID-19. Watch Here.

What You Need to Know About Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment During COVID-19—April 20, 2020

Our experts discuss what they are doing to keep patients and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch Here.