"Having regular mammograms can potentially save lives...."- Bokran Won, M.D.,
Medical Director of the Women’s Centers at Hackensack Meridian Health, Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Medical Center
Family history or genetic factors can increase an individual’s risk for cancer.
Hackensack Meridian Health's Hereditary Cancer Risk Program offers cancer risk assessment for individuals who may have an increased risk of developing certain types of cancers.
Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it's important to take some time to understand some basic facts about this disease, which will impact one in eight women throughout the course of her lifetime.