|October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will get breast cancer in the U.S. Are you up-to-date on your mammogram? Many people have been putting off important screenings due to the pandemic, but our health does not wait and neither should our healthcare. There are many protocols and guidelines in place to keep us safe. Anjeanette Brown, MD, Breast Surgeon at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center discusses the new 3D mammograms, breast MRI, the importance of screenings, and how to reduce our risk of breast cancer.|
Dr. Anjeanette Brown is a board-certified general surgeon with a special interest in breast health. She is a member of the prestigious American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and The American Society of Breast Surgeons.
After completing her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Brown served four years in the United States Navy. She served as the general medical officer onboard a combat support ship for over 600 enlisted and naval officers. After deployment, she served as the squadron doctor at Naval Weapons Station Earle, in Colts Neck NJ. Dr. Brown also served on board the USNS Comfort, a medical treatment facility activated to provide support during rescue operations in New York City following the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Following her service, Dr. Brown completed surgical training as a general surgery resident at Hahnemann University Hospital and completed a Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Surgery fellowship at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Brown was also nominated and selected as one of the region’s Top 40 under 40 most dynamic young leaders by Atlantic City Weekly.
Dr. Brown is passionate about patient care, as well as educating others about the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. With continuous research and mentoring, she has published several abstracts and has presented at multiple surgical conferences and events.