Press Release

For Immediate Release
Oct 10, 2012
Contact : Tom Paolella, Manager, Public Relations  

Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital To Host “Your Body, Your Health, Your Way”


Red Bank, NJ -  Knowledge is power. Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital invite you to learn more about the latest developments, treatment options, and medical advances in breast health at a special breast health event, “Your Body, Your Health, Your Way,” on Wednesday, October 17, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Joan and Robert Rechnitz Conference and Education Center at Riverview Medical Center.

This event will include an evening of education, fun, and exclusive access to the Women’s Health experts from Riverview Medical Center and Bayshore Community Hospital. Guests will hear from a multi-disciplinary panel of Meridian Cancer Care experts, who will answer questions and discuss the latest news in women’s health, breast cancer prevention, and more. Guests will participate in a panel discussion and Q&A with Meridian’s radiologists, oncologists, genetics counselors, and surgeons, learn about nutrition, sample foods and recipes that promote breast health, and enjoy unique and exclusive opportunities such as custom bra fittings from the experts at Sweetest Sin Boutique in Red Bank. In addition, guests will have a chance to create their own pampered mammography experience.

The moderator for the evening will be Mark Krasna, M.D., medical director of Meridian Cancer and panelists will include:

•    Debra Camal, M.D.
•    Peter Hetzler, M.D.
•    Ian Horkheimer, M.D.
•    Priti Patel, M.D.
•    Bokron Won, M.D.
•    Jackie DiBernardo
•    Jayne Murphy

The event is FREE but registration is required. Register for “Your Body, Your Health, Your Way” at or by calling (800) 560-9990. Also be sure to follow Paint the Town Pink on Facebook to see highlights of this year’s campaign and a list of updates for 2013:

About Riverview Medical Center
Riverview Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health Family, is a 463-bed not-for-profit community hospital located on the Navesink River in Red Bank, New Jersey. Riverview Medical Center provides health care programs and services in all major medical disciplines including: maternity, oncology, orthopedics and rehabilitation, neurology, thoracic and vascular surgery, cardiology, renal dialysis, diabetes management, and emergency and critical care services. Riverview’s Jane H. and John Marshall Booker Cancer Center offers comprehensive cancer services close to home, while Riverview’s Jane H. Booker Women and Children’s Center combines expertise and convenience to address preventative health, diagnosis, treatment, and support for women of all ages. Riverview Rehabilitation Center is Monmouth County’s only fully-accredited inpatient rehabilitation facility, and Riverview is a designated Primary Stroke Center and has also maintained prestigious Magnet designation for Nursing Excellence since 1998. Riverview is the only hospital in the region with the groundbreaking CyberKnife® system, offering new hope for patients with inaccessible or inoperable tumors. For more information about Riverview Medical Center and Meridian Health, please call 1-800-DOCTORS or visit