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 › Sick recovery worker
Police Officer Robert O’Donnell of the MTA Police Department is a former NYPD officer who worked the recovery effort at the World Trade Center site and who now suffers with site-related cancer that has forced his retirement. A benefit is being held for PO O’Donnell and his family on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at Mulcahy’s of Wantagh. A fee of $55.00 per person includes music from a DJ, food, wine, beer. T-shirts, a silent auction and…Find out more »
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will hold a webinar/teleconference entitled Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Update on Slow-Growing Lymphomas on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Eastern Standard Time. The speaker will be Owen A. O’Connor, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Experimental Therapeutics and director of the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies at Columbia University Medical Center. Topics Dr. O’Connor will cover include the subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; current and emerging therapies for slow-growing lymphomas; how to monitor slow-growing lymphomas; side effect…Find out more »
At 11:00am on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a bipartisan group of Senate and House lawmakers will be joined by labor leaders, advocates, and 9/11 first responders and survivors to announce introduction of legislation renewing and extending the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation programs set to expire this Congress. After nearly a decade-long fight to stand by those who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided 9/11 rescue and recovery…Find out more »
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hosting a webinar/teleconference entitled Living with Myeloma – Managing Side Effects and Quality of Life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm Eastern Standard Time. The speaker will be Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer of the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Topics covered will include current and emerging treatments for myeloma; monitoring disease progression; managing symptoms and treatment-related side effects and discussing quality-of-life issues…Find out more »
The New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center multiple myeloma support group will present a discussion entitled, What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? at their meeting on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00pm. The group offers education and information sharing for multiple myeloma patients and caregivers on the second Wednesday of each month. What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? will present updates from the 2014 ASH Meeting presented by Suzanne Lentzsch, M.D., Ph. D. The program is free, but registration in advance is…Find out more »
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. As we all know, lung cancer is all too common among World Trade Center recovery workers. Log on to Frankly Speaking about Cancer at 4:00pm on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to listen to a radio show about dealing with this disease at www.voiceamerica.com. Please call 866-472-5792 with any questions. You can listen after the broadcast by clicking here.Find out more »