On Oct. 14, breast cancer advocate Dr. Susan Love will visit Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes to speak about her book “Army of Women: Understanding New Thinking on Breast Cancer.”
Author of “Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book” – dubbed “the bible for women with breast cancer” by The New York Times – the physician will kick off the shul sisterhood’s program year, which will focus on women’s health and wellness.
Love has dedicated her professional life to the eradication of breast cancer. She helped found the breast cancer advocacy movement in the early 1990s, playing a leading role in creating the National Breast Cancer Coalition. She also served on the National Cancer Advisory Board from 1998″“2004, appointed by President Bill Clinton.
Dr. Love’s most recent project, the Love/Avon Army of Women, seeks to recruit one million women to participate in research on the cause and prevention of breast cancer.
Her presentation will take place at the synagogue, 747 Route 208 South, at 7:30 p.m.
For information, call (201) 848-1800 or visit www.barnerttemple.org.