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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
6:00–8:00 p.m.


Alumni House Adelphi University 154 Cambridge Avenue Garden City, NY 11530

Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Cancer Patients

On Tuesday, May 28, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is presenting a forum on the Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Cancer Patients at Adelphi University’s Alumni House in Garden City from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

» Register online for the forum


Dr. Diana Martins-Welch is a board-certified Palliative medicine physician and medical cannabis clinician. She will be discussing the potential medical benefits of cannabis and the basis for how cannabis works in the human body via the endocannabinoid system. Dr. Diana Martins-Welch is an expert on the NY Medical Cannabis program and will discuss how one qualifies for the program and can get registered. At the end of the forum, there will be a Q&A to address any questions people may have.



Dr. Diana Martins-Welch
Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine
Northwell Health

Dr. Diana Martins Welch is a board-certified Palliative Medicine physician and medical cannabis clinician who works in a large, academic cancer center. She focuses on global system management for the patient with advanced illness, working collaboratively with various specialists to provide patients the most comprehensive care focused on enhancement of quality of life. Dr. Martins Welch has a particular interest in studying the effects of early palliative care for cancer patients and medical cannabis for management of symptoms.




All forums are free and open to the public.

This forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Adelphi’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue in Garden City. Reservations are required.

To RSVP, call 516.877.4325; email or register online at the link below:

» Register online for the forum

If you are unable to attend our forum, it can be watched on Facebook Live from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

The forum will be available on our YouTube channel the day following the forum.

Our 2019 forums are sponsored by 
The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer and Sientra FULL CIRCLE.

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For further information, please contact:

Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
p – 516.877.4320
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Support Hotline: 800.877.8077