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APRIL 22  SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CANCER RISK

Almost a year ago, I lost my best friend to colon cancer. When I looked at the calendar, I realized the anniversary of his death was the same day I was scheduled to speak with the community about cancer prevention at the Montclair Public Library. It felt like a fitting way to honor his legacy. My friend’s passing has inspired me to do everything I can to stay healthy for my four beautiful children and share that knowledge with others.

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APRIL 22  ORAL CANCER WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

In our day-to-day routines, we seldom (if ever) think about taking steps to prevent oral cancer, but we probably should. Approximately 30,000 Americans receive an oral cancer diagnosis each year.  Awareness for cancers of the oral cavity is low and symptoms can be hard to spot. Therefore, these cancers often go undiagnosed until after they have spread, making them difficult to treat. Summit Medical Group Head and Neck Surgeons and Ear, Nose, and Throat experts share some valuable information below on how to keep your mouth as healthy as it can be.

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APRIL 18  SURVIVING TESTICULAR CANCER

Testicular cancer is a cancer that starts in the testicles (testes), the organs that produce male sex hormones and sperm. Compared to other cancers, testicular cancer is rare; however, it is the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 35. Fortunately, it is highly treatable and the outcome for most men diagnosed with testicular cancer is favorable with fewer than 400 dying each year from the disease.

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APRIL 5  TESTICULAR CANCER: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW​

Testicular cancer is rare when compared to prostate or lung cancer. But it is also one of the faster growing cancers that can develop in men. Dr. Adeep Thumar, a urologist who specializes in urinary and genital cancers at SMG, answers common questions about this disease that strikes men in the prime of their life.

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SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP MD ANDERSON Events and support groups


CHAIR REIKI IN INFUSION
Thursday, May 9th
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday, May 23rd
11:00am - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

CHAIR YOGA AND MEDITATION
Wednesday, May 1st
2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, May 9th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

HEALING TOUCH
Thursday, May 2nd
Wednesday, May 8th
Wednesday, May 15th
10:00am - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

JIN SHIN JYUTSU CLASS
Thursday, May 23rd
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor

JIN SHIN JYUTSU IN INFUSION
Tuesday, May 14th
Tuesday, May 21st
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

GENTLE PILATES
Monday, May 6th & 20th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday, May 16th & 30th
12:00pm - 1:00pm

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday, May 7th
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, May 6th
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, May 20th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Monday, May 20th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road

GENERAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, May 2nd
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

Tuesday, May 7th
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, May 9th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

LIVING WITH ADVANCED CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesday, May 8th
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

Tuesday, May 21st
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Berkeley Heights Campus: 1 Diamond Hill Road
*Open to SMG Patients Only

SURVIVORSHIP SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, May 30th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Florham Park Campus: 150 Park Ave, Resource Center, 2nd Floor
*Open to SMG Patients Only

SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR CANCER RISK
Learn strategies you can implement to reduce your risk
Presenter(s): Melissa Berlin, MD, Family Medicine PractitionerConstance Gore, RN-APN, OncologistChristina Lavner, RD, Oncologist
Saturday, May 18th
10:30am - 12:00pm
Montclair Public Library
50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
*Reservations are required.  Register here

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.