Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital host educational events throughout the year that may be of interest to our Registry families. Information for upcoming events in the New York City area is included below, along with information from past events.
If you have any questions about educational events, please contact the MNYR team at (212) 304-6433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not have any upcoming events at this time.
We hope to host more webinars with our research team and participants in the future, and we invite you to contact us if you are interested in specific topics related to breast and ovarian cancer.
October 2019 Webinar
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Metropolitan New York Registry (MNYR) hosted our first ever webinar! On October 21st 2019, a panel of our researchers presented some of the research findings from the first 25 years of the MNYR, explained what we will study in the future, and answered questions from participants! We hope to host more webinars on specific topics of interest in the future.
Columbia Network for Empowerment, Awareness and Risk Reduction (NEARR) Program Spring 2018 Conference
In April 2018, MNYR Principal Investigator Dr. Mary Beth Terry and co-investigator Dr. Wendy Chung were part of a panel discussion about cancer risk in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Topics covered included current risk estimates for carriers, updates on screening, chemoprevention and treatment, sharing information with one’s family and the role of non-genetic factors in minimizing risk. Materials and a video recording of the event can be found on the NEARR Program website.