Cancer Talk at Jersey Shore Medical on Tuesday, May 22


The Memorial Sloan Kettering – Hackensack Meridian Health Partnership will host their third community talk in their Cancer Science Today series on Tuesday, May 22 and the Hackensack Meridan Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune Township.

Dr. Elizabeth Jewell, Director of Surgery at MSK Monmouth, and Dr. Verda J. Hicks, Chief of Gynecologic Oncology, Jersey Shore University Medical Center will discuss how the genes our parents pass on to us may contribute to our risk of developing certain types of cancer and how you can know if your family is at risk.   The question and answer session will be moderated by Steve Adubato, PhD, of PBS and NJTV.

The event will take place at 6 p.m. in the Lance Auditorium at the hospital.  There is no charge to attend. Registration is available online here.

Posted: May 19th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Health Care, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

One Comment on “Cancer Talk at Jersey Shore Medical on Tuesday, May 22”

  1. Having lost said at 9:00 am on May 21st, 2018:

    several family members to this epidemic, (one recently,) I would suggest that attendees ask if there can be some kind of coordinator, or clearinghouse, or some better guidance, to help pull all the moving parts together. They try there, but I told them,( in a post- death survey,) that it was so hard to keep being there for the patient, grieve that you are losing them, then have to keep the appointment schedule for all the “parts- doctors” in each specialty, then, to top it off, have to keep filling out paperwork, signing consents to cover them legally, and keeping track of all the bills: it is just overwhelming, and is such a business, and such a sad experience, for all involved..