May 2, 2019

Free Forum on Medical Cannabis for Cancer Patients

News from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program
May 1, 2019
Contact: Lyn Dobrin, 516-997-8545


Free Forum on Medical Cannabis for Cancer Patients

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is offering a free forum, The Benefits of Medical Cannabis for Cancer Patients forum on Tuesday, May 28, from 6 to 8 pm at Adelphi University’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City. Speaking is Dr. Diana Martins-Welch, a board-certified palliative medicine physician and medical cannabis clinician. She will discuss the potential medical benefits of cannabis and the basis for how cannabis works in the human body via the endocannabinoid system. Dr. Martins-Welch is an expert on the NY Medical Cannabis program and will discuss how one qualifies for the program and can get registered. There will be a Q&A to address any questions people may have.

This forum is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register, call 516-8778-4325 or email:

The forum can be watched live at  from 6 to 8 pm on the 28th or on YouTube the day after at


The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer and Sientra FULL CIRCLE sponsor the 2019 educational forums.



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