Coming together
to do more.

Memorial Sloan Kettering and
Hackensack Meridian Health are united
in their mission against cancer.

We believe that with shared achievements and expertise, more is possible.
More treatments are discovered. And more hope is renewed.
Together, we’ve undertaken a joint effort to provide access to the best
cancer care for the New Jersey community.

The best cancer care
starts with a conversation.

Join us for Cancer Science Today, a series of complimentary
interactive community talks from leading experts. Listen,
ask questions, and learn about exciting new advances and
breakthroughs in cancer care.


Knowing Your Family’s cancer Risk

Everyone has some risk of developing cancer, but sometimes the genes our parents pass on to us may contribute to our risk of developing certain types of cancer. How do you know if your family is at risk? In this third complimentary interactive community talk from Memorial Sloan Kettering and Hackensack Meridian Health, join two cancer experts as they explore this important question – and answer your questions about family history, genetic testing, prevention and treatment options, and resources for individuals and families.

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May 22, 6:00pm

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Lance Auditorium

1945 Route 33 Neptune, NJ 07753

Use Brennan entrance.

Complimentary valet parking.



Dr. Elizabeth Jewell

Director of Surgery,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth &
Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge

Elizabeth Jewell, MD, is a surgical oncologist specializing in the care of women with gynecologic cancers. She is the Director of Surgery for MSK Monmouth and MSK Basking Ridge in New Jersey. She sees patients at MSK Monmouth and at MSK in Manhattan.

Dr. Verda J. Hicks

Chief, Gynecologic Oncology,
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Hackensack Meridian Health

Verda J. Hicks, MD, joined Hackensack Meridian Health in 2017. Dr. Hicks is fellowship trained, and board-certified in obstetrics, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology. She is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care and patient outcomes.

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