Cancer Center Programs and Events

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Join Us for an Informative and Interactive Day!
Saturday, March 19 • 8:30 am to 3 pm
Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University


Learn about the latest advances in the 
prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment 
of several types of cancers.
These include: breast, gynecological, leukemia, lymphoma, prostate and gastrointestinal. Educational displays will provide information on services available at Stony Brook Cancer Center, including social work, patient advocacy, nutrition, physical therapy, support groups and the Cancer Survivorship Program. Information from community organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, Fighting Chance, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Strength for Life will also be available.


8:30 to 9 amRegistration (Doors open at 8:15 am)
9 am Welcome: Samuel Ryu, MD, Deputy Director, Clinical Affairs, Stony Brook Cancer Center 
9:05 amCancer Care and Food: Nutritional Knowledge Can Help 
9:45 am  Innovations in Urologic Cancer Treatment 
10:30 amGastrointestinal Cancer Treatment: A Team Approach 
11:15 amChance to Mingle: Education & Exercise Demonstration
Noon to 1 pmEat, Learn, Chat 
During lunch, you will have the opportunity to chat 
with our doctors and cancer healthcare professionals. Bring a question about a cancer-related topic that concerns 
you most or just sit back and listen to the conversation.
1 pm Advanced Treatments for Blood Cancers (Leukemia/Lymphoma/Myeloma) 
2 pm New Treatments in Cancers Unique to Women
2:45 pm Raffle Drawing

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED (on 3/16/16 at 4 pm) •  The event is free • includes lunch • Registration required by March 11

We regret that we cannot accommodate special dietary requests at this event. Appropriate for those 16 years or older.
Please note: Each person must register individually.


If you require a disability-related accommodation, please call (631) 444-4000. 


For all of Stony Brook Medicine Events, visit the Calendar of Events.