Section: Monmouth Medical Center News

Monmouth Medical Center Hosts Free Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch, October 7


In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Monmouth Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas Health facility, and Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey, an affiliate of The Susan G. Komen® breast cancer organization, will host a breast cancer awareness luncheon on Friday, October 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center’s Borden Auditorium.

The free event, which is open to the public, will feature presentations about the latest in breast cancer research and treatment from leading experts, including Komen Scholar Adrian V. Lee, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Sumy H. Chang, M.D., FACS, a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon with Monmouth Medical Center. David Sharon, M.D., medical oncologist and medical director of the Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center, will provide the event’s welcoming remarks and serve as moderator. Speakers will be addressing frequently asked questions in their areas of expertise, and participants are encouraged to come prepared with their own questions.

For more than 40 years, the Leon Hess Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center has broadened its leadership role in oncology services through the ongoing expansion of state-of-the-art programs and technologies offered in many areas of cancer prevention, detection, treatment and ongoing after-care.

The Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch is free but registration is required as seating is limited. To register, please visit
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