When Madihah Brown was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017, suddenly she was the patient who needed care…and not just cancer care.
Category: Patient Stories
A Journey from Coping to Celebration
Learn about Raafiah, a breast cancer survivor and mother, whose participation in expressive writing workshops at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center during treatment ushered her into a place of coping, healing, and ultimately, celebration.
Maternity Center Receives $1M Grant from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey
With new maternity leadership, Overlook looks to realign services to support maternal health, end disparities.
Planning for a Cancer-Free Future
When 40-year-old Liliana received her breast cancer diagnosis, her thoughtfully organized life was thrown into disarray.
Exemplary Nurse Leader Receives Scholarship
Ingrid Franco, RN, Wound Healing Center, Overlook Medical Center, stops by Overlook Foundation to receive her scholarship award.
Extraordinary Kind of Caring!
For the past decade, the Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center has provided comfort and support for thousands of friends and family members caring for their ill loved ones at Overlook.
Friends for Life
Geodi Bader and Joshua Fiske, MD are longtime friends with a unique bond…both of their lives were in jeopardy, and both were saved here at Overlook.
New, Lifesaving Options for Brain Bleeds
It was a typical day at work for Joanne Castronova until, suddenly, it wasn’t.
From Brain Tumor to Best Man
It was a Sunday and 30-year-old Joseph Venezia was sitting in Overlook’s Emergency Department (ED), awaiting the results of a CT scan on his brain.
When Past Meets Present: Confronting a Family History of Breast Cancer
A diagnosis of breast cancer is terrifying for anyone. Imagine the impact of those words when you’ve already lost your mother and your sister to the disease.