Long Branch, N.J. – Visits to the doctor’s office can be stressful, especially when facing
a serious diagnosis. Often, individuals don’t realize just how anxiety-causing
appointments can be. However, by being more aware, patients can gain control
over their feelings and have a more positive encounter with their medical
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) at Monmouth Medical Center invites all
individuals impacted by a cancer diagnosis to attend
Self-Care and The Art of the Doctor Appointment to learn tools and techniques to help balance energy and manage stress
and anxiety relating to doctor’s appointments.
This free program will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 6:30 to
7:30 p.m. at Monmouth Medical Center’s Maysie Strook Pavillion,
located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch. Registration is required
by calling the Cancer Support Community at 732-923-6090.
The Cancer Support Community offers supportive programs, education, and
hope for individuals affected by a cancer diagnosis, no matter where treatment
is received. Monthly programs include relaxation and guided imagery; yoga;
mindfulness meditation; exercise for strength; support groups and much
more. Please contact CSC at 732-923-6090, or email
Joan.Hogan@rwjbh.org for a copy of the monthly program calendar.