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Upcoming BCCC-CURE Community Outreach Events

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2023-24 BCCC-CURE Community Outreach Events

September 19, 2023, 12:00 – 2:00 PM Brooklyn College Health and Wellness Fair for BC Students on the West Quad.

September 22, 2023, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Community Outreach Cancer Screening Event, organized by Memorial Medical Care, PC; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Brooklyn College Cancer Center. Free mammograms, prostate cancer testing, and general health screenings. In addition to health & wellness educational materials, and fun interactive activities for children. (Light snacks and refreshments)

September 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM Panel discussion “Linking with our Community-Based Organizations” panel discussion part of the Second Annual Tisch Cancer Institute Community Outreach and Engagement Retreat! “Cultivating Community: The ABCs of Enhancing Equity in Cancer Research, Education and Outreach” (The Mount Sinai Hospital, Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029) OR Participate via Zoom.

October 4, 2023, 6:30 – 7:30 PM Education Information Session “What Is the Brooklyn College Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE)? Where Can You Find Resources to Do Cancer Research?” Hosted by: Dr. Lisa Millsaps-Graham

October 22, 2023, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM American Cancer Society 21st Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Coney Island Maimonides Stadium and boardwalk.

November 15, 2023, 6:30 – 7:30 PM Virtual Cancer Prevention Workshop “Cancer and Youth. How is that Possible? Learn About HPV and Vaping.” With Ms. Mikhalya Brown, Clinical Research Coordinator at Mount Sinai Hospital. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Millsaps-Graham and Ana Bartolomé, through Brooklyn College Cancer Center and the BC Health Task Force Initiative as part of the BC Health and Wellness Series and the Graduate Center for Worker Education.

November 16, 2023, 12:30– 1:30P M Education Information Session “Health and Biomedical Opportunities at BCCC-CURE and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University.” BC Library Woody Tanger Auditorium, meet and greet lunch 1:30PM-2:00PM.

February 15, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Education Information Session. “Health and Biomedical Summer Opportunities at BCCC-CURE and Maimonides Health” at BC Library Room 411 meet and greet lunch 1:30PM-2:00PM. Hosted by: Professor Jennifer Basil and Ms. Ana Bartolomé.

April 11, 2024, 12:15 – 2:30 PM Brooklyn College Staff Cancer Prevention Information Session and Luncheon, Student Center, Bedford and Amersfort rooms (2nd floor). Free Prostate Cancer Blood Test will be available, 9-4 PM. Screening Mobile Van will be parked on Bedford Avenue and Campus Road. Free Breast Cancer Screenings every Monday! at 2236 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210, New York Cancer and Blood Specialists. Register here by April 5th.

May 7, 2024, 12:30 – 2:30 PM  2024 BC Health and Wellness Fair: Healthy isn’t a Goal. It’s a Way of Living. Co-hosted by BCCC-CURE and BC Office of Health and Wellness. At the BC East Quad. Free HPV Vaccines and Prostate Cancer Blood Test available 9-4 PM on Bedford Avenue and Campus Road.

2022-23 BCCC-CURE Community Outreach Events

October 28th, 2022 2:30PM – 3:15PM
Community Outreach Event “Community Outreach Breast Cancer Prevention Workshop”– Session 3 of the Second Brooklyn Breast and Women’s Cancer Symposium co-hosted by BCCC-CURE and Maimonides Health, with the participation of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center.

Registration Zoom Link

October 11th, 2022 5:45PM – 8:00PM
Community Outreach Event, “A Talk for Survivors” Domestic Violence and Breast Cancer Prevention. Co-Hosted by BC Women of Color Club, BC Health Clinic, and BCCC-CURE with the participation of Mt. Sinai Tisch Cancer Center.

October 9th, 2022 8:00AM – 12:00PM
American Cancer Society and BCCC-CURE Community Outreach Event, Making Strides – Breast Cancer Walk – BC Against Cancer Team (at Coney Island, Maimonides Stadium)

Register here to run with the BC Against Cancer Team

September 21st, 2022 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Community Outreach In-Person/Facebook Live Event “Women’s Cancer Prevention Workshop in Spanish” Co-Hosted by BCCC-CURE, Mixteca, and Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center.

Feb 4th, 2023 9:00-4:00PM
Health Fair with Free Mammograms for Latinas (at Mixteca Organization) 11:00-12:00PM Facebook Live Talk on Preventing Men’s Cancers in Latinos 1:00-2:00PM Facebook Live Talk on Preventing Women’s Cancers in Latinas. – Registrese aquí para hacerse una mamografía gratis!  (@MixtecaOrganization, Inc.)

March 23rd, 2023 12:00-2:00PM

BC Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE) will host a health information session for BC staff on Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Clinical Trials in Brooklyn “Talking about Cancer. These Conversations Save Lives.” Luncheon will be served (at the Maroon & Gold Rooms in SUBO).  **Supervisors will provide time to attend this event. Space is limited to 70 BC staff members so sign-up today! Register here to sign up.

March 30th, 2023 12:30-2:00PM

BC Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE) and Health and Nutrition Sciences Department Hybrid Information Session “Embracing the Power of Youth: Champions Against HPV-associated Cancers”” Pizza will be provided. Hosted by Prof. Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky at 148 Lecture Hall New Ingersoll Hall. Register here to sign up.

April 1st, 2023 9:00-4:00PM

Health Fair with Free Mammograms for Latinas (at Mixteca Organization) 11:00-12:00PM Facebook Live Talk on Preventing Men’s Cancers in Latinos 1:00-2:00PM Facebook Live Talk on Preventing Women’s Cancers in Latinas. – Registrese aquí para hacerse una mamografía gratis!  (@MixtecaOrganization, Inc.)

April 18th, 2023 12:20-2:05PM

BC Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE) and Health and Nutrition Sciences Department, AAIUH Led Lung Cancer Health Education Session. Hosted by Prof. Horlyck-Romanovsky, Prof. Koizumi, & Prof. Kruszelnicka at Room 1127 Ingersoll Hall. Register here to sign up.

April 27th, 2023 12:00-2:30PM

BC Health and Wellness Fair: Taking Care of Your Own Health (at the BC West Quad) Cohosted by BCCC-CURE and BC Division of Student Affairs, Health, and Wellness.

May 23rd, 2023 5:30-7:30PM

Patient Education Program, “Navigating Cance Care”. Hosted by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.

2021-22 BCCC-CURE Community Outreach Events

April 26th, 2022 12:00pm – 4:00pm.
Brooklyn College Cancer Center Health and Wellness Fair: Disease Prevention as the Tool to Support the Wellness of Our Communities
An event-filled day focusing on your health! Activities include yoga, fitness workouts, mindfulness, art relaxation, and music. Health educators and advocates will offer workshops on cancer prevention and healthy habits. Blood pressure, glucose levels, COVID-19, HIV, and HPV testing will be available. Food will be provided in the workshops on a first-come-first-served basis.

  • Wellness Activities
  • Health Screenings
  • Information Tabling
  • Information Workshops

March 25th, 2022 9:00am – 1:00pm
Half-Day Virtual Scientific Symposium “Diverse Approaches to Cancer Therapy” Hosted BCCC-CURE and ASRC. Session 3 – Mount Sinai Tisch Cancer Center Lay Health Navigator Program by Dr. Lina Jandorf (M.S.T.C.C) and Dr. Brian Gibney (BCCC-CURE)

March 22nd, 2022 12:30pm – 1:30pm.
Health Disparities and Women of Color Panel Discussion,
co-sponsored by Brooklyn College Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE), Black Student Union (BSU), The Student Activities, Involvement, & Leadership Center (BC_SAIL), The Women’s Center, The BC Health Clinic. This event will be a panel consisting of health care professionals and health and nutrition scientists who will discuss the health disparities when it comes to women of color and share information on beneficial resources.

March 18, 2022 9:00am – 2:00pm.
Half Day Joint Brooklyn Colorectal Cancer Symposium, co-hosted by Maimonides Medical Center (MMC) and Brooklyn College Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE), with participants that also included SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (SUNY Downstate). Session 3 – Community Outreach Workshop “Debunking Myths about Colorectal Cancer Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Rhee (MMC) & Dr. Jennifer Basil (BCCC-CURE Associate Director Community Outreach and Brooklyn College Professor of Biology)

October 29th, 2021 9:00am – 2:00pm
Half Day Joint Brooklyn Breast Cancer Symposium,
co-hosted by Maimonides Medical Center (MMC) and Brooklyn College Cancer Center (BCCC-CURE), with participants that also included SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University & Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Session 3- Community Outreach Workshop “Taking Charge of Your Breast Health During a Pandemic” Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Rhee (MMC) & Dr. Jennifer Basil (BCCC-CURE Associate Director Community Outreach and Brooklyn College Professor of Biology)