Holy Name and Lewin Fund offer cancer prevention/wellness program

Holy Name and Lewin Fund offer cancer prevention/wellness program

Dr. Sharyn N. Lewin

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly offers “Living Fearless Wellness Symposium” on Sunday, April 10. In recognition of April as National Cancer Control Month and of World Health Week, which is recognized in April, Teaneck’s Holy Name Medical Center partnered with the Lewin Fund to present the program. World-renowned health experts will be part of a panel discussion, led by Holy Name’s Dr. Sharyn N. Lewin, that will answer questions about wellness, genetics, breast, gynecologic, lung, and colon cancer prevention, and early detection. There will be complimentary childcare, kid-friendly activities for 6 month olds through 10 year-olds, chair massages, refreshments, and door prizes.

The panel will include Dr. Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum the chief of the gynecology service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Dr. Fay Kastrinos, MPH and assistant professor in the department of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center; Dr. Freya R. Schnabel, the director of breast surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center; Dr. Elan Diamond, a medical oncologist at Holy Name Medical Center, and Holy Name’s oncology nutritionist, Debbie Bessen.

Registration is at 9:30 a.m.; the program, with refreshments, is at 10. To register, go to TheLewinFund.org. Space is limited.

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