Events

When:

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
6:00–8:00 p.m.

Where:

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

Sleep Disturbances Related to Breast Cancer


On Tuesday, March 17th, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is presenting a forum on Sleep Disturbances Related to Breast Cancer at Adelphi University’s Alumni House in Garden City from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A light snack will be served.

» Register online for the forum

ABOUT THIS FORUM:

Sleep Disturbances Related to Breast Cancer: Understanding the relationship between the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and sleep disorders. 

Sleep disturbance is common in patients diagnosed with breast cancer and can persist throughout treatment. Douglas K. Marks, MD will discuss our current understanding of breast cancer-related sleep disturbance as well as discuss the evidence for different approaches to clinical management.

SPEAKER:

Douglas K. Marks, MD
Attending Physician, Division of Hematology & Oncology
Director of NYU Winthrop Cancer Clinical Trials Office
Perlmutter Cancer Center
An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center

Douglas K Marks, MD is a breast medical oncologist at Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Winthrop. Dr. Marks joined Perlmutter Cancer Center following a fellowship program in Oncology/Hematology at Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to caring for patients with breast cancer, Dr. Marks is currently involved in several research endeavors focused on better understanding the interaction between an individual patient’s immune system and breast cancer.

Dr. Marks’ research has been presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Society for Immunology of Cancer, and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. Dr. Marks received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2012, where he also completed residency training in Internal Medicine. During that residency, he was awarded the Klaudia Ewa Knapik Memorial Award (“Top Resident”) by faculty of the Department of Medicine.


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 breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu 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 (AUBreastCancer).


Our 2020 forums are sponsored by 
The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer and Sientra FULL CIRCLE

 

For further information, please contact:

Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
p – 516.877.4320
e – breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

Support Hotline: 800.877.8077