Community Programs

The Perlmutter Cancer Center is dedicated to educating not only our patients, but the public as well about the latest news regarding cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment. Attend a lecture. Participate in a seminar or workshop. Or enhance the chance of early detection through one of our periodic cancer screening programs.

Seminars
Cancer education in New York City, including Insights in Context Cancer Education Lecture series for patients, families, future healthcare professionals, and the NYC community.

Screenings
Cancer is more likely to be cured when detected in its earliest stages. Each year, Perlmutter Cancer Center provides screenings for the most common cancers, at no cost to the patient.

Speakers Bureau
Schedule a lecture on cancer research, screening and prevention, patient care, tailored to the specific needs of your audience. Topics include colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer and melanoma, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, gynecologic cancers, lung cancer, issues of surviving cancer.

Screening Programs for Women at High Risk
Lynne Cohen Foundation & Caring Together Project for Women with Increased Risk for Cancer.

Smoking Cessation Consultation Service
The Smoking Cessation Program offers intensive counseling and treatment opportunities for patients who are current tobacco users and former users who are at risk of relapse.

Artist-in-Residence Program
Artists who work bedside and in small groups with patients, family members, and staff in the inpatient and outpatient units.

Support for Chinese-speaking Patients
Dedicated cancer outreach effort for Chinese immigrants living in New York City, conducted by Perlmutter Cancer Center with the NYU Center for Immigrant Health, Bellevue Hospital Center Department of Social Work, and the American Cancer Society Asian Initiatives.

Community Outreach and Education Mailing List
Join the Community Outreach and Education mailing List for information on: upcoming events; newsletters; research opportunities and updates; and surveys.