Cancer and the Environment

cancer and environment series 2023

The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University is hosting a one-day comprehensive series on the state of the science of environmental carcinogenesis and the role physicians, nurses, community leaders, and public health practitioners play in engaging on environmental chemicals and cancer risk reduction.

Where: The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue, New York, NY

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sessions will cover:

  • What we know about environmental exposures and cancers
  • Community level exposures and how policy and systems-level changes can reduce the burden of cancer
  • The role of health providers as trusted communicators addressing environmental exposures

Target Audience: clinicians, nurses, community leaders, public health practitioners (CME credits available)

Register Today! (attend in-person or virtually)

Planning Committee: Mary Beth Terry, Julia Brody, Andrea Baccarelli, Regina Santella, Ruthann Rudel, Phoenix Matthews, Polly Hoppin & Cynthia McKeown