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
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Today, a number of FDNY members who responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11,2001 and who worked the recovery effort, boarded a bus a 4:00am and rode to Randall’s Island for a day of rallying for the extension of the Zadroga Act. Many of these brave firefighters are very ill. How much longer will the September 11th community need to sacrifice like this before Congress renews the health coverage they deserve?Find out more »
The 2015 World Pancreatic Cancer Day is November 13, 2015. Worldwide there are around 280,000 new cases of pancreatic cancer each year and it is the seventh biggest cancer killer. Rates of pancreatic cancer are abnormally high among World Trade Center recovery workers. Yet the disease barely gets attention. This cancer is chronically underfunded and has languished in the ‘too-hard-to-deal-with’ category for far too long. This is reflected in the dire survival rates between 3 to 6%, which haven’t improved for…Find out more »
On Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 10:00am, at the 68th Precinct in Brooklyn, please join members of the NYPD, other World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and local politicians in a rally in support of the permanent extension of the Zadroga Act. For more details, please click here. 68 Precinct 333 65th Street Brooklyn, NYFind out more »