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Educating Women on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Physicians and staff at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center presented an evening of education on hereditary breast and ovarian cancer to more than 100 women in the community. Pictured (L to R): Dr. Rosalyn E. Stahl; Patricia Mazzola, FNP, CNM; Dr. Nimesh P. Nagarsheth; Leah Sandhaus, APN, NP; Christine Weiselberg, DNP, FNP-BC; Dr. V. Merle McIntosh; Dr. Mindy A. Goldfischer; Miri Levi, CNM, WHNP; and Cathy Lauer, MS, LCSW. (Photo courtesy of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center)
 

Englewood, NJ – A special educational event for women – called “The Skinny on BRCA Genes” – on hereditary genes that increase the risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer was hosted at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.

Co-sponsored with Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey and Sharsheret, the event included a multi-disciplinary team of experts in breast health, genetics, gynecologic-oncology, pathology and radiology who discussed breast and ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as genetic testing and counseling options. Patients shared personal stories, had opportunity for one-on-one confidential discussions with experts, received health and wellness information, and enjoyed refreshments during the event.

 


 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides the highest level of compassionate, patient care and safety through a broad range of advanced clinical programs, treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in many disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Its Vascular Fellowship Program has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of Englewood Hospital’s medical staff serve as faculty at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned three times by its nursing staff.