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.
Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit
Host: Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10am-3:30pm
Location: Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue (between West 171 and 172 Street), New York, NY
Event Link: Click here for event information and registration.
Columbia Network for Empowerment, Awareness and Risk Reduction (NEARR) Program Spring 2018 Conference
This past April, 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.