Breast Cancer

If cancer has got you feeling less than your best, consider signing up for a Qi Gong class. This ancient Chinese practice uses low impact exercise and breathing techniques to help strengthen the body’s vital energy. Our group meets on Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00pm in Carol G. Simon Cancer Center's Mind Body Spirit Sanctuary. Registration is not required.






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.

Qi Gong
This traditional Chinese practice, which uses low impact exercise and breathing techniques, may help strengthen the body’s vital energy. This class is open to all cancer patients and their healing team; registration is not required.
Thursdays, 1:00 to 2:00pm
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Mind Body Spirit Sanctuary

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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It's never too late for women to lose weight to lower their breast cancer risk, a new study suggests.

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