Science & the City, the public outreach program of the New York Academy of Sciences, in partnership with The Farber Center for Radiation Oncology, is hosting this FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT where breast cancer patients and survivors, their families & friends,along with advocates, caregivers and other local medical professionals will come together to learn about the latest diagnostic techniques, surgical and radiation therapies, and available treatments for breast cancer patients.
The agenda for this half-day program features a keynote presentation by Dr. Francis P. Arena, a medical oncologist and author of Reflections of the Breast: Breast Cancer in Art through the Ages, followed by interactive panel discussions Moderated by Dr Leonard Farber where leading medical experts in the breast cancer care community in New York City will be available to respond to questions from the general public, patients, and caregivers. Highlighted panelists include radiation oncologists (Dr. Marnee Spierer), a breast imaging expert (Dr. Zeva Herman), a medical oncologist (Dr. Francis Arena), a breast surgeon (Dr. Eleni Tousimis), and a breast reconstruction surgeon (Dr. Joshua Levine).
The educational event will also include plenty of time for networking and one-on-one interaction opportunities with leading oncology experts and representatives from available exhibitors who support breast cancer care and work to increase awareness of this disease. Please go here to learn more and register: NYAS