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Recent News

FEBRUARY 1 STAYING STRONG AND TREATING ADVANCED LUNG CANCER
Dr. Sarada Gurubhagavatula (known by her patients as “Dr. G”), a Medical Oncologist with a specialty in thoracic oncology, taped a video segment on lung cancer for Healthgrades, a leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. Inspired to get into the field by a good friend who died of lung cancer, Dr. G discussed the differences between Chemotherapy and treatment advances, such as Immunotherapy and Targeted Therapy, as well as the abundance of research that should give lung cancer patients hope for a successful outcome. 

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JANUARY 20  MANAGING MENOPAUSE AND OTHER SYMPTOMS WITH GYNECOLOGIC CANCER
Gynecologic cancer treatments often cause a number of side effects—including symptoms of menopause. In fact, research suggests that 30 to 40 percent of all women with a gynecologic cancer experience menopause earlier than they would have without the disease.  Susan A. Peck, MSN APN, Nurse Practitioner in the Gynecologic OncologyDepartment of SMG provides expert insights via the following Q&A about navigating the menopause journey after cancer.

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JANUARY 4 – TOP CANCER CARE CLOSE TO HOME
The opening of Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center in Florham Park is the cover story in the current issue of Business Edge, the magazine of The Morris County Chamber of Commerce. Titled “Top Cancer Care Close to Home”, the article highlights the state-of-the-art facility, high-quality care and expertise that our cancer center provides.

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DECEMBER 5 – LESS SURGERY CAN BE THE BEST TREATMENT FOR BREAST CANCER
The current standard of care for physicians treating patients with breast cancer is that less surgery is often the best course of action. Current treatments for breast cancer now mean patients can preserve their breasts, limit recovery time, and avoid procedures such as mastectomies. New procedures also mean minimally invasive biopsies to diagnose cancer that can be done in about 15 minutes.

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SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP MD ANDERSON Events and support groups


CHAIR REIKI
Meets Once a Week
11:00am - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

HEALING TOUCH
Tuesday, February 19th
Tuesday, February 26th
10:00am - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

JIN SHIN JYUTSU CLASS
Thursday, February 21st
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

JIN SHIN JYUTSU IN INFUSION
Tuesday, February 26th
11:00am - 3:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

MUSIC IN THE ATRIUM
Every Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

PET THERAPY
Every Tuesday & Wednesday
Tues 10:00am - 11:00am
Wed 10:30am - 11:30am
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

PET THERAPY
Every Wednesday & Friday
Wed 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Fri 10:00am - 11:00am
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

PILATES STRENGTH & RECOVERY
Every Monday
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

HOW TO BATTLE SENSITIVE WINTER SKIN
Monday, February 25th
10:00am - 11:00am
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday, February 5th
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP FOR NEWLY DIAGNOSED PATIENTS
Monday, February 4th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

BREAST CANCER SURVIVORSHIP GROUP FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE A YEAR OR MORE POSTDIAGNOSIS
Monday, February 25th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Monday, February 18th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday, February 5th
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only
Thursday, February 7th
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, February 7th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

LIVING WITH ADVANCED CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesday, February 13th
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only
Tuesday, February 19th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

SURVIVORSHIP SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, February 28th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

SMG STORY SLAM 2018

Everyone has a unique story of resilience to tell. In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, Montclair Film, Summit Medical Group and Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center collaborated to present a curated evening of stories of survival, triumph and healing on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Survivors submitted their stories and 13 were chosen to perform LIVE at Montclair Film’s Cinema505. The story presentation are now included in a special Montclair Film, Summit Medical Group and Summit Medical Group MD Anderson podcast and video!

Check out the videos below! Click the Playlist icon at the upper left to see all.