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.

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February 2016

FDNY Assistant Chief Ron Spadafora Needs Blood and Platelets

February 10 - 22
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
1250 First Avenue , New York, NY United States

Assistant Chief Ron Spadafora needs blood and platelets. A survivor of the attacks, Chief Spadafora was assigned as the World Trade Center Chief of Safety for the entire recovery operation in October 2001. He is now fighting World Trade Center cancer. He is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and requires regular blood and platelet transfusions. In order for your donation to benefit Ron, the donation must be made at the Blood Donor Room at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer…

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December 20152015

Join WTC recovery workers in DC where they will again try to persuade Congress to permanently reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

December 3, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
West Lawn, US Capitol,
Washington, DC United States

World Trade Center recovery workers will once again head to Washington where politicians have forced them to beg for healthcare for the illnesses they contracted during the recovery effort at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. They will once again attempt to persuade Congress permanently to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The reauthorization must happen before Congress adjourns in 7 days. Join them on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at noon on the US Capitol’s…

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Reserve space on bus to DC rally

December 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am - December 3, 2015 @ 5:45 am

If you are joining the rally to persuade Congress to reauthorize the Zadroga Act in Washington DC on Thursday, December 3, 2015, space may be available on a bus. The bus will depart from New York at 5:45am; returning to NYC by 6:00pm. To see if space is available and to reserve your place, please email sballantyne1@aol.com or call 518-322-6574.

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November 2015

Blood Cancer Conference

November 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe,
100 Frank W. Burr Boulevard, Teaneck, NJ United States

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s NJ chapter will host the New York/New Jersey area Blood Cancer Conference on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe. Blood cancer patients, their family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals are welcome. Experts in multiple myeloma, lymphoma and leukemia treatment will present information on such topics as treatment options, emerging therapies, management of survivorship issues and resources available from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is free,…

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Webinar – Coping with relapse of acute lymphocytic leukemia

November 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
online

As World Trade Center recovery workers know only too well, blood cancers are epidemic among those who worked the site. The Cancer Support Community will host a free webinar on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:30pm. The topic is coping with relapse of acute lymphocytic leukemia (A.L.L.). The webinar will provide information on understanding a relapse of acute lymphocytic leukemia and provide tips and tools to help cope with uncertainty. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a…

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Cancer Treatment: How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care & Clinical Trials

November 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Melville,
1575 Round Swamp Road, Plainview, NY United States

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invites patients, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to a seminar entitled Cancer Treatment: How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care & Clinical Trials. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Melville. The evening’s speaker will be Colleen DeGaetano, RN, MHA, OCN of the Monter Cancer Center at the North Shore LIJ Center for Advanced Medicine… Registration and dinner will be held at…

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