Cancer During COVID: Breast Cancer (Lunch 'n Learn with the Doctors)

Health Topic Category

Drs. Hopkins, Fontanilla and Ronnen discuss an overview of breast cancer, focusing on how management has changed during the COVID pandemic. Issues addressed include:

  • Breast cancer overview
  • Adjustment to standard guidelines for screening mammograms during COVID
  • Adjustment to follow up mammograms scheduling during COVID
  • Recommendations for chemo versus anti hormonal therapy during COVID
  • Recommendations for timing of radiation during COVID
  • Where cancer patients can find mental health support during this time


  • Dr. Hiral Patel Fontanilla, Radiation Oncologist, Princeton Radiation Oncology
  • Dr. Lisa Hopkins, Breast Surgeon, Saint Peter's Breast Center
  • Dr. Ellen Ronnen, Medical Oncologist, Regional Cancer Care Associates, Central Jersey