Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) and JCC Greenwich are partnering on a world class medical symposium “Taking Action Against Breast Cancer: Genetic Testing, Screening and Lifestyle Prevention”. The panel, consisting of leading experts in the field, will discuss new discoveries and technology that can play a significant role in improving risk assessment, prevention and early detection for breast cancer. The morning will help inform women about how to take action: for themselves, their daughters, mothers, sisters and friends.


WHEN:    Monday, May 15th, 2017

9:30am:  Breakfast

10:00am – 11:30am: Panel Discussion and Q&A


WHERE:   Old Oaks Country Club

3100 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY


PANEL:  Learn, and ask questions of, our expert panelists:

Lifestyle Prevention: Andrew Dannenberg, MD,  Weill Cornell Medicine

Surgery: Alexandra Heerdt, MD, MPH, FACS, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Screening: Linda Latrenta, MD, Greenwich Hospital Breast Center

Genetic Testing: Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Women’s Health: Orli Etingin, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine


WHO: Co-Chairs: Ellen Davis, Pam Ehrenkranz and Yonni Wattenmaker; Committee: Michelle Abadir; Anne Amato; Renee Barasch; Jane Batkin; Ellen Brown; Jill Ciporin; Rebecca Cooper; Lisa Cummins; Lisa Fischer; Kristy Harteveldt; Joui Hessel; Suzanne Katz; Ellen Keats; Bonnie Klein; Dina Klein Lunder, Silvina Knoll; Amy Knox; Randye Kwait; Jody Lazlo; Abby Levy; Sally Mann; Jill Marino; Dee Mayberry; Marla Mehlman; Amanda Miller; Sheila Neilinger; Stephanie Norton; Mia Perovetz; Sharon Phillips; Jane Preiser; Ellen Schapps Richman; Nancy Risman; Debbie Robbins, Yael Rosen; Pam Sanders; Nancy Schwartz; Trish Shannon; Debra Shore; Madeline Simon; Lisa Skinner; Michele Stuart; Carolyn Surgent; Lisa Walsh; Jane Weitzman; Joan Whipple


Sponsors to Date: AXA Advisors; Blum Center for Health, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich Sports Medicine, JCC of Mid-Westchester, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Sharsheret, Weil Cornell Medicine


Media Sponsor: Westfair Communications


For more information: Breast Cancer Alliance – 203-861-0014 –

JCC Greenwich – 203-552-1818 –




Media Contact: Biddle & Bellidora Communications – – 914-763-3843

3100 Purchase Street Purchase NY 10577