9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
Past Events › Health
A cancer diagnosis can lead to out-of-pocket expenses. If you or a loved one is impacted by melanoma, join Frankly Speaking about Cancer on Tuesday, August 18,2015 at 6:30pm ET for Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Melanoma, Managing Out-of-Pocket Costs a free webinar to discuss best ways to understand, prepare for and manage these expenses. There will be a chance for participants to ask questions of the speakers during the webinar. While this webinar is targeted toward people impacted by melanoma, all…Find out more »
Join Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Coping with Metastatic Cancer on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 6:30pm ET for a discussion with Felice Apolinsky, LCSW, and J. Dawson Wells, mindful meditation facilitator, both from Gilda’s Club in Nashville; and patient representative Robert Wolf. Their discussion will cover common concerns that people diagnosed with metastatic cancer face in everyday life, as well as offering resources and tips to help manage these concerns. After the presentation there will be a Q& A session. Click here to…Find out more »
On Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar entitled, Adult Brain Tumors: From Diagnosis to Recovery. A number of World Trade Center recovery workers have been afflicted with brain cancer due to their work at the site. In this live, interactive webinar, Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Ian Parney, MD, PhD, and neurologist Alyx Porter, MD, will discuss the diagnosis, management, treatment and recovery associated with adult brain tumors. Topics will include management and treatment options, such…Find out more »
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:00pm Eastern Time, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Bile duct cancer, a very rare disease, has been showing up among recovery workers at the World Trade Center. Julie Heimbach, MD, of the Mayo Clinic’s Liver Transplant Program, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hematology Fellow, will discuss hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live Q&A session will follow…Find out more »
Join the webinar, Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer, Coping with Unexpected Challenges on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 6:30pm for a discussion on some common challenges people diagnosed with lung cancer face as well as resources and tips to help you manage these concerns. Featured speakers will be Joanna L. Fawzy Morales from Triage Cancer; Jan Miller, LPC, from Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and patient representative Charles VandeByl. After the presentation there will be a Q&A session. To attend,…Find out more »
NYU’s School of Medicine will conduct a lung, heart, and mental health research study for young New York City residents, aged 13-21, to evaluate the impact of the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks on public health. Qualifications Participants must be Born between 9/11/1993 and 9/10/2001 (Ages 13-21)* Available for a one-time visit Must not have lived within 1 mile of WTC during 9/11 attacks *Legal guardians accompanying minors may receive an additional $25.00. You may receive: Compensation up to…Find out more »