WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- White Plains Hospital will hold an informational symposium called "Navigating a Cancer Diagnosis: What You Need to Know Now" on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Scarsdale Public Library from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, the symposium is intended to inform patients and family members who have been affected by cancer about treatment, support, research and financial resources available to them in the community.
Presenters include Dr. Joshua Raff, chief of hematology and oncology and director of the digestive cancer program at White Plains Hospital; Dr. Sara Sadan, director of breast and women’s medical oncology at White Plains Hospital and Dr. Pamela Weber, director of the hospital’s Imaging Center at New Rochelle.
Raff will present an introduction to cancer diagnosis, explaining the common steps, tests, terms, and goals of treatment; Weber will discuss radiology tests commonly used and illness management and Sadan will review frequently asked questions about cancer, including those surrounding nutrition, activity, second opinions, internet use and clinical trials.
The Scarsdale Public Library is at 54 Olmsted Road.
Refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is requested.
For more information and to register, call 914-681-1119.