Cancer Disparities Week at MSK


From April 17-23, MSK will recognize Cancer Disparities Awareness Week – a time dedicated to identifying the disparities, or differences, certain groups of people face when it comes to cancer and taking action to help overcome them. During this week, MSK is pleased to offer online educational events for our community, as well as an in-person Community Wellness Day at MSK Ralph Lauren Center in Harlem. Download the attached flyers for more information.

Cancer Clinical Trials: Why They Matter
Tuesday, April 19th
Join the Office of Health Equity’s Cancer Health Equity Research Program (CHERP) to discuss the importance of clinical trials, common misconceptions, and expanding the participation of underrepresented populations.

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What’s the Story with HPV and Cervical Cancer? ¿Cuál es la relación entre el VPH y el cáncer cervical?
Wednesday, April 20/Miércoles 20 de abril, de
In this upcoming discussion presented in English and Spanish, MSK gynecologist Deborah Goldfrank and Aisha McClellan, a cervical cancer survivor and advocate from the patient support organization SHARE, discuss information about cervical cancer, HPV, and HPV vaccination.

En este evento presentado en inglés y español, la ginecóloga de MSK, Deborah Goldfrank, y Aisha McClellan, una sobreviviente de cáncer cervical y promotora de la organización de apoyo al paciente SHARE, comparten información sobre el cáncer cervical, el VPH y la vacuna contra el VPH.

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MSK Ralph Lauren Center Wellness Day
Saturday, April 23, 2022 – 10:00am
Join us for a wellness day for MSK staff, their families, and the community! Cancer screenings and other health screenings, in addition to health and wellness educational resources will be provided. You will be able to receive these screenings with no out-of-pocket cost.


  • Breast Cancer Screening (If you’ve had a mammogram in the past, please bring the images from your last mammogram)
  • Cervical Cancer Screening (Pap test)
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening (Take home fecal immunochemical test (FIT))
  • Prostate Cancer Screening (PSA test through a blood draw)
  • Lung Cancer Screening Referrals
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • HPV Vaccine (age 18 and up)
  • Blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose screening

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Date & Time(s)


All educational programs are Zoom Webinars please register below to receive the Zoom links and dial-in information.   

MSK Ralph Lauren Center Wellness Day: 1919 Madison Avenue (Entrance on E. 124th Street) New York, NY 10035

Registration Details

Register here for to join the online educational programming
Register here for to attend MSK Ralph Lauren Center Wellness Day

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