Section: Monmouth Medical Center News

The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center Presents Cancer: Thriving and Surviving


Long Branch, N.J. – The Cancer Support Community (CSC) at Monmouth Medical Center, in partnership with Ocean Monmouth Health Alliance and Social Communities Action Network (SCAN), invites all individuals impacted by a cancer diagnosis to attend Cancer: Thriving and Surviving. Designed to help patients manage their chronic disease, Cancer: Thriving and Surviving will take place weekly on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. from November 9 through December 14 at the Maysie Stroock Pavilion at Monmouth Medical Center, located at 300 Second Avenue in Long Branch.

Free to all attendees, this 6-week workshop from the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program of Stanford University, will discuss communication techniques, treatment and therapy options, techniques for dealing with frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation and sleep, as well as appropriate exercise to regain and maintain flexibility and endurance. Each session will offer tips for nutrition, relationships and setting priorities.

The program is free, and registration is required. All participants will receive a copy of the book “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Condition” and a CD, “Relaxation for the Mind and Body.” If you have any questions please call the Cancer Support Community at 732-923-6090.

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