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The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center Presents Self-Care and The Art of the Doctor Appointment

10/10/2016

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 professional.

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.

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