Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Presents

06/21/2017

Benefits of Rehabilitation: Before, During and After Oncology Treatment

Lakewood, N.J. – The Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus (MMCSC) is hosting Benefits of Rehabilitation: Before, During and After Oncology Treatment a presentation by Charles Markowitz, M.D.

This program will delve into the benefits of oncology rehabilitation for cancer patients and survivors in need. Whether you are newly diagnosed, currently undergoing chemotherapy or long finished with treatment, this program will help you navigate available resources to get you back to living your best life and enjoying the daily activities that are most important to you.

Dr. Markowitz is the Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus. He oversees inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and provides care planning guidance for the geriatric inpatient unit. He also played an integral role in developing the outpatient Oncology Rehabilitation Program and the inpatient Mobility Program at MMCSC. Dr. Markowitz previously served as Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for MMCSC for 27 years.

This event will take place on Wednesday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cancer Support Community, located at 199 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Registration is required by calling the Cancer Support Community at 732-923-6090.

About the Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Community (CSC) 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.

About Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus is an acute-care community hospital located in Lakewood, Ocean County. An RWJBarnabas Health facility, Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus merged with Monmouth Medical Center, a teaching hospital located in Long Branch, Monmouth County, in 2014. The hospitals are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the communities they proudly serve through expanded access to specialty outpatient services that focus on preventive medicine and healthy living. The partnership has also expanded patients' access to geriatric and pediatric emergency services, as well as outpatient neurology, oncology and geriatric services. Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has converted to all private rooms, which makes it the only provider in the region with all private rooms for overnight stays. For more information about Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, visit www.rwjbh.org/monmouthsouth.

CONTACT: Megan Granozio
732-886-4590
megan.granozio@rwjbh.org

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