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
The deadline for members of the NYPD to file a Notice of Participation with the Police Pension Fund has been extended to September 11, 2015. Active and retired NYPD officers who participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up efforts but did not file the notice before the original 2010 deadline will now be able to do so in order to protect their presumptive eligibility for accident disability pension benefits. You can download a Notice of Participation form here, or visit the Police…Find out more »
Our friends at Voices of September 11th will host their annual information forum for September 11th family members, rescue and recovery workers and survivors on Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Marriott Downtown Hotel near the World Trade Center site. The event is free to the September 11th community.Registration begins at 8:00am. The day will include panel discussions on the World Trade Center Health Program and reauthorization of the Zadroga Act, and interactive workshops led by…Find out more »
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 »