Knowledge can be one of the best tools available to improve or maintain
your health. Community Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility,
offers a variety of programs to help educate you and your loved ones about
your health or procedures you are considering. Our programs are led by
expert teams dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the community we serve.
American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program is a free hair, makeup and skin care workshop for women dealing
with the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation held at the Inspiration
Boutique in the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center at Community Medical
Center. The next workshop will be held Monday, November 13, 10 am –
noon. For more information and to register, call 1-(800)-227-2345.
Bariatric Surgery Overview & Treatment Options Seminar is held on the first Monday of every month, at 6 pm in the Community Medical
Center Auditorium. The seminar is open to anyone considering weight loss
surgery. A support group will follow. The seminar and support group are
free, but pre-registration is required by call 1.888-724-7123. The next
session is November 6.
Nutrition & Your Cancer Diagnosis seminar is held on the second Wednesday of every month, 3 – 4 pm
in the Auditorium at Community Medical Center at 99 Highway 37 West, Toms
River for patients who are newly diagnosed with cancer and their caregivers.
An oncology nutritionist will present a free, hour-long seminar and answer
questions related to healthy eating during cancer treatment. Registration
is required by calling 732-557-2317. The next program is November 8.