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Dr. Sharyn Lewin Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Jewish Federation of Northern NJ

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) On Thursday, October 17, gynecologic oncologist Dr. Sharyn Lewin, on behalf of The Lewin Fund, hosted a Women’s Health & Wellness Symposium at the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey in Paramus.

The three-hour event included presentations by top health and wellness experts for an interactive discussion about the latest in research, awareness and prevention of women’s cancers, including what patients need to know to take charge of their health.

Expert presenters included Sharyn M. Lewin, MD, as the host and moderator, Debbie Besson, MS, RD, CSO; Shari Brooks; Dr. Dorothy Chae, L.Ac., Ph.D.; and Shari Siegel-Goldman, MD.

Guests also had the option to partake in on-site genetic testing and flu shots.

The Lewin Fund hosts monthly educational events to help educate and raise awareness for traditionally underfunded gynecologic cancers that impact one in three women and their families. The Lewin Fund’s next event will be a free genetics symposium focusing on “Updates in Hereditary Cancers & Genetics,” on Sunday, October 27, from 1:00-3:30 p.m. at the Holy Name Medical Center’s Marian Hall (718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ). Guests can register at www.holyname.org/GeneticsSymposium� or by calling 201-833-3392.

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