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Updates in Hereditary Cancers & Genetics – Are You at Risk?: A Genetic Symposium
October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Free
Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation? Get the information you are looking for and have your questions answered at this educational symposium sponsored by
Holy Name Medical Center and The Lewin Fund. Experts set to speak include: Sharyn Lewin, MD (Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Holy Name Medical Center); Lynette Mendoza, MD (Breast Surgeon at Holy Name Medical Center); Peggy Cottrell, MS (Cancer Genetic Counselor at Holy Name Medical Center). Guest speaker will be Annie Parker, a renowned international speaker and three-time cancer survivor.
Sharyn N. Lewin, MD, FACS, FACOG, is Founder and Executive Director of The Lewin Fund, responsible for the organization’s operations, and for setting its strategic vision. She is also the organization’s chief ambassador, responsible for advancing The Lewin Fund’s mission to invest in grassroots initiatives and research that directly support women who are afflicted with cancer and their families. She is a long-time advocate for women and women’s health and brings more than 20 years of medical, research, and community outreach experience to her role.
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