MEET THE EXPERTS
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 and friends, patient
advocates, caregivers and other local medical professionals and people
with a general interest in breast health 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 co-author with Tanya
Manuali Bastianich of Reflections of the Breast: Breast Cancer in Art
through the Ages, followed by interactive panel discussions 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, a
breast imaging expert, a medical oncologist, a breast surgeon, and a
breast reconstruction surgeon.
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.