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Pink and Teal

The 10th Annual Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Brunch raised a record-breaking $1 million for breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper.

The event honored Danielle L. Behrens, DO, inpatient Hematologist/Medical Oncologist; Anthony E. Dragun, MD, Chief of the Department of Radiation Oncology; Lauren Krill, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist; Marjan L. Koch, MD, inpatient Hematologist/Medical Oncologist; and Bonnie Mehr, Director of Integrative Oncology Services and Director of the Dr. Diane Barton Complementary Medicine Program.

  • Danielle Behrens, DO
    Inpatient Hematologist/Medical Oncologist
    Audubon, NJ
    Danielle Behrens, DO knew she wanted to pursue a career in medicine at the age of 16, after her grandmother was diagnosed with glioblastoma. Danielle witnessed a brave fight paired with compassionate healthcare providers and knew that this was what she wanted to do. Dr. Behrens received her Bachelors in Biological Sciences from Rowan University and then graduated from A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Cooper, where she served as chief resident, and her fellowship training at MD Anderson at Cooper. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cooper University Medical School of Rowan University.


  • Anthony E. Dragun, MD
    Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology
    Moorestown, NJ
    Inspired by his mother, Anthony Dragun, MD saw first-hand the challenges and rewards of building a career in medicine. Dr. Dragun completed his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at Colgate University and his medical degree at Hahnemann University School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate board certification in Radiation Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina. In 2017, Dr. Dragun joined Cooper as the Chairman and Chief of Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson at Cooper. An internationally-known expert in the field of breast cancer, Dr. Dragun has been instrumental in building the radiation oncology program. Dr. Dragun has the heart of a teacher and uses a combination of education, empathy and humor to give patients a sense of optimistic power over their diagnosis.


  • Marjan Koch, MD
    Inpatient Hematologist/Medical Oncologist
    Hainesport, NJ

    With a background in science and surrounded by family members in healthcare and science careers, Marjan Koch, MD decided to enter medical school while completing her master’s degree in biomedical sciences at Drexel University. A graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Koch has been a hematologist/oncologist at MD Anderson at Cooper since 2010. Prior to becoming an attending physician, Dr. Koch completed both her residency in internal medicine and her fellowship in hematology/oncology at Cooper University Health Care. She fell in love with Cooper and its patients and truly believes in Cooper’s mission to serve, to heal, to educate.


  • Lauren Krill, MD
    Gynecologic Oncologist
    Media, PA
    As a medical student, Lauren Krill, MD travelled to East Africa to conduct research and help women with HIV. Her first patient was a young woman with advanced cervical cancer and that is when she decided to dedicate her career to helping Teal Magnolias with gynecologic cancers. Dr. Krill earned her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and completed her residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by gynecologic oncology fellowship training at the University of California Irvine. As a result, she is skilled in the comprehensive care of women with all gynecologic cancers, providing both medical and surgical treatments. She has written for numerous peer-reviewed publications and is a member of the Gynecologic Oncology Group/NRG Oncology where she has presented research on its behalf at professional society meetings.

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