The Registry collaborates closely with the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. The Cancer Center’s Community Outreach and Engagement team hosts educational events related to health and wellness and cancer prevention throughout the year. We invite you to sign-up for their mailing list to be notified about upcoming events.
If you have any questions about educational events, please contact the MNYR team at (212) 304-6433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar: Updates on Cancer Risk and Management for Men and Women
June 15, 2021 from 7 – 8:30pm ET
Hosted by Columbia University Irving Medical Center
We also invite you to sign-up for the Cancer Center mailing list to be notified about upcoming events that may be of interest.
October 2020 Webinar
The Metropolitan New York Registry team hosted a webinar on October 26, 2020 about the Breast Cancer Family Registry and LEGACY Girls Study.
In this webinar, our researchers:
- Explained cancer epidemiology and the continued significance of the BCFR
- Provided updates on the Registry
- Offered new ways to engage with the Registry
- Shared new publications from the BCFR and LEGACY Girls Study
- Hosted a participant Q&A with our expert researchers
If you joined our webinar – thank you! If you were unable to attend, we recorded the event – watch the webinar here!
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!
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.