Key Takeaways from Lung Cancer Grand Rounds

Earlier this month, Lewis Attas, MD, and Mikhail Tismenetsky, MD, pathologist, presented “Clinical Trials in and the Utilization of Molecular Pathology in Lung Cancer,” part of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center Grand Rounds. Key takeaway: Every effort should be made to establish the genetic alteration status in patients with metastatic non-small cell […]


Recap from Dr. Brower’s ‘State of the Cancer Center’ 2019

Dr. Steven Brower, Medical Director of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center, delivered his annual State of the Cancer Center presentation yesterday (download slides). Here are some highlights from his presentation: Screening The low-dose CT scan program for the early detection of lung cancer has conducted 1601 scans since 2014 and has diagnosed […]


Thoracic Cancer Services Update

The multidisciplinary thoracic program at The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center has begun to see patients with a suspicion of lung cancer on Thursday afternoons. The program combines multidisciplinary appointments for pulmonology, thoracic surgery, medical oncology, and radiation oncology into one streamlined visit for patient and referring physician ease. Managed by the cancer […]


Three Cancer Surgeons Join Englewood

Three new cancer surgeons have joined The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and the Englewood Health Physician Network. Peter Kaye, MD Colon and Rectal Surgery Dr. Kaye is board certified in colon and rectal surgery and in general surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive colon and rectal cancer surgery, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative […]


Drs. Steven Brower and Minaxi Jhawer Named to Liver Cancer Expert Panel

The American Society of Clinical Oncology recently appointed Englewood Health’s Steven T. Brower, MD, medical director of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center and chief of surgical oncology, and Minaxi P. Jhawer, MD, chief of hematology and oncology, to participate in a panel focused on developing guidelines for systemic therapy for patients with […]


Cancer Centers Honors Dr. Miguel Sanchez and Sue DeGennaro

Last week, members of The Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center held a breakfast to honor the longtime efforts of two providers: Miguel Sanchez, MD, and Sue DeGennaro, APN. Both have been at Englewood for many years, prior to the development of the cancer center, but have always been laser focused on cancer care. […]


2018 Cancer Symposium

Our Lefcourt Family Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center presented a series of very brief talks on a variety of cancer screening and treatment. Our own outstanding staff presented cases, reviewed screening guidelines and discussed some improvements in cancer treatment. See more photos >