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Recent News

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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NOVEMBER 12 – CERVICAL CANCER & HPV: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
About 14 million women and men become infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HPV accounts for 70 percent of cervical cancers and is associated with other malignancies, including vaginal, anal, head and neck cancers.

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NOVEMBER 2 – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MASTECTOMIES
On the heels of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Breast Surgeon Dr. Winnie Polen spoke about Mastectomies on the popular online platform Yahoo Lifestyle as part of a regular health series called “Know Your Body.” She explained what a mastectomy is, the six different types of mastectomies, what to expect before, during and after the procedure, and the recovery process. For anyone newly diagnosed with breast cancer, “Treat this like a marathon, not like a sprint,” advises Dr. Polen.

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NOVEMBER 1 – THERE'S ONLY ONE TIME TO TREAT CANCER THE FIRST TIME​
As more treatment options become available in the cancer space, it may be difficult for patients and their caregivers to decide on the best plan of action. Maggie Row, M.D. offers her advice. “Patients have one time to treat cancer the first time,” said Maggie Row, M.D., the interim clinical director at Summit Medical Group’s new MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

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SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP MD ANDERSON Events and support groups


BEAT THE ODDS: NEW TREATMENTS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
Thursday, December 6th
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

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

JIN SHIN JYUTSU
Thursday, December 6th
Thursday, December 20th
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER
Monday, December 3rd
10:00am - 12:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

MUSIC IN THE ATRIUM
Every Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm

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
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday, December 11th
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, December 10th
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, December 17th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

CARE TRANSITIONS SUPPORT GROUP
(Closed Program)
Thursdays, excluding 12/22
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Monday, December 17th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Monday, December 3rd
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

Thursday, December 6th
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, December 13th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

LIVING WITH ADVANCED CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesday, December 12th
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

Thursday, December 20th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*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.