National Cancer Prevention Day

Join us for a day of education and awareness featuring, presentations, workshops and healthy living techniques to aid in cancer prevention conducted by Northwell Health Physician Partners.

Hospital Main Lobby & Atrium 9am-3pm

Information sessions with the American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Gilda’s Club, and Phelps Nutritionists.

Presentations on the role of genetics and hereditary cancer testing in cancer prevention, young onset of colorectal cancer and breast cancer.

Healthy living sessions featuring Reiki Therapy, Meditation, Hand Massage and Laughter Yoga.

A complete activity calendar is below:

American Cancer Society Information Table All Day/ Lobby
Leukemia Lymphoma Society All Day/ Lobby
Gilda’s Club All Day/ Lobby
Refreshments All Day/ Lobby
Nutrition Education All Day/ Lobby
9am – 11am Reiki Therapy Lisa, Reiki Practitioner Atrium Conference Room
11am – 11:15am Mediation Session 1 Carol Greiner Atrium Conference Room
11:15am – 11:30am Mediation Session 2 Carol Greiner Atrium Conference Room
11:30am – 11:45am Mediation Session 3 Carol Greiner Atrium Conference Room
12pm – 12:30pm Genetic Counseling Presentation – “The Role of Genetics and Hereditary Cancer Testing in Cancer Prevention” Tawanna St. Lewis Atrium Conference Room
1pm – 1:30pm Colorectal Presentation: “Young Onset Colorectal Cancer” Dr. Thomas Weber Atrium Conference Room
1:30pm – 2pm Breast Cancer: What To Know Dr. Krystina Tongson Atrium Conference Room
TBD Hand Massage Therapy/ Harpist Atrium Conference Room
TBD Laughter Yoga Atrium Conference Room

For more information or to register for any of the sessions above please contact the Northwell Health Cancer Institute at Phelps Hospital for more information at 914-366-1600.