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 http://komencsnj.org/bced/breast-cancer-awareness-luncheon/.