Talking to People with Cancer and their Families


Can healthcare providers learn skills that help them communicate with people who have cancer and their families?  In this talk, Drs. Banerjee and Parker will describe MSK’s Communication Skills’ Training Program (Comskil) and discuss ways to enhance communication with people who have cancer and their loved ones.

Pizza will be served at 5 pm in the lobby. The talk begins at 5:30 pm

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zuckerman Research Center
417 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065


Patricia Parker, PhD
Associate Attending Psychologist and Director, Communication Skills Training & Research Laboratory

Smita Banerjee, PhD
Assistant Attending Behavioral Scientist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Services, MSK