genetics unit

Leaders from various cancer treatment areas, including gynecologic, gastrointestinal, endocrine and breast cancer, came together for a Sept. 28 ribbon-cutting to officially open the new Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program unit in the Orchard Medical Building, Saint Raphael Campus. The unit features expanded services, including joint genetic counselor/physician clinics and specialized independent provider clinics. Among the attendees were (l-r): Karina Brierley, chief genetic counselor; Richard Lisitano, vice president, Administration; Erin Hofstatter, MD, program co-director; Rogerio Lilenbaum, MD, chief medical officer, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Xavier Llor, MD, program co-director; and Allen Bale, MD, scientific director.