Breast Cancer

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Breast Cancer Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the following programs, support groups and screenings, which are available to patients and families of the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs, please call 1-973-682-2146 Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.  Click here to view calendars with a full list of Carol G. Simon Cancer Center programs.

Brown Bag Lunch – Sugar, Glycemic Index, and CHOs
Learn about carbohydrates and if they have any effect on cancer.
Monday, October 16; Noon to 1:00pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Survivorship Symposium – Cancer Survivorship: Living With, Through and Beyond
This program will address important issues affecting cancer survivors and their families. Light dinner will be served.
Thursday, October 19; 5:30 to 8:30pm
Morristown Medical Center, Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

I Can-Cer Vive
This program empowers cancer patients to take a mind, body and spirit approach to healing.
Fridays through November 10; 10:00am to Noon
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Mind Body Spirit Sanctuary
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-6514.

Integrative Wellness Lecture Series
Learn how integrative medicine techniques, like acupuncture, hypnosis and breathing exercises can help minimize cancer side effects.
Wednesdays, October 25 and November 29: 1:30 to 2:30pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Mind Body Spirit Sanctuary
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-6514.

Cancer Center Memorial Service
Family, friends, staff and volunteers of Carol G. Simon Cancer Center are invited to an evening of remembrance, reflection and music for those who have died of cancer. Please RSVP by November 1.
Thursday, November 16; 6:30 to 8:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Malcom Forbes Amphitheater
To RSVP, please call 973-971-6687.

Post-Breast Surgery Rehabilitation Program
A physical therapist and social worker provide physical, emotional and educational support.
Eight-week program, 6:00 to 8:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-5169.

Treatment Tips and Tools Support Group
Patients currently in active treatment and their caregivers can learn more about managing the side effects of cancer treatment.
Third Tuesday of every month, 5:30 to 7:00pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Mind Body Spirit Sanctuary
For more information, please call 973-971-5169.


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