Free Event: Breast Cancer Update 2015

Join us for Breast Cancer Update 2015: An Evening of Innovation, Information and Inspiration this Wednesday, June 17. North Shore University Hospital will host this free event in the Rust Auditorium .

Come for registration and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. The program starts at 7 p.m. and will feature:

  • “Targeted Therapy: The Time Is Now” by Kit Cheng, MD, medical oncologist at North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute’s Monter Cancer Center;
  • “New Choices in Breast Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery” by Neil Tanna, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon with the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute;
  • “Breaking News: 2015 Updates from the American Society of Clinical Oncology” by Jane Carleton, MD, associate chief for clinical affairs for hematology/oncology at the Monter Cancer Center; and
  • “Sugar and Breast Cancer” Yael Tobi Harris, MD, acting chief of endocrinology for the North Shore-LIJ Health System.

Finally, everyone’s invited to participate in questions and answers before we conclude the evening at 9 p.m.

Preregistration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Parking is available in the garage. Please bring your parking ticket for validation. For more information, call 516-734-8727.


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