Media Advisory: Virtual Public Meeting to Discuss Northport Cancer Study

What: New York State Department of Health officials to discuss the study findings and answer questions

When: Thursday, July 7, 2022

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Live Webcast at

New York State Department of Health researchers will present the findings of an investigation into the occurrence of cancer among people living in the Northport-East Northport School District in Suffolk County. The investigation was initiated in response to an inquiry from members of the community who shared information about leukemias and other cancers diagnosed among members of the Northport High School graduating class of 2016 since their graduation. The investigation also examined the occurrence of cancer among children and young adults in the Northport area as well as among people of all ages.

The meeting will be held via live webcast only at this link here.

The public is invited to submit questions during the live webcast.

Webcasts of the meeting will be posted on the New York State Department of Health's web site for one year within two weeks following the meeting.