Cancer Support Community

Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center

Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has partnered with Cancer Support Community (CSC) to carry on CSC's mission to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.

Formerly located in Eatontown, the Monmouth County-based Cancer Support Community is part of an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Individuals affected by cancer are given an opportunity to enhance their health and well-being through participation in professionally led programs of emotional support, relaxation, exercise and education.

Anyone who is affected by cancer — the patient, family, friends and caregivers — can access our free program of support. To ensure that no one faces cancer alone, there is no charge for these programs and they're available to all cancer patients in Monmouth and Ocean counties, regardless of where they are being treated.

Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue, Long Branch

Cancer Support Community at Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus
198 Prospect Street, Lakewood

732-923-6090

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The 2016 Celebration of Life Featuring our Survivors

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Cancer Support Community Basics

Support for the emotional and social concerns through diagnosis, treatment, recovery, advanced disease and survivorship.

Education about what to expect with treatment and its side effects, how to cope and navigate difficult decisions that can often accompany cancer, and how to live well as a survivor. Hope gained through being with others who are facing cancer survivorship together.

Programs:

  • New member meetings to learn about our programs.
  • Support groups facilitated by licensed professionals for people with cancer and their loved ones.
  • Physician lectures, educational workshops and special programs.
  • Stress management classes, such as yoga and qigong.
  • Nutritional support group and educational programs.
  • Social activities.
  • Resource room, information and community referral resources.

All programs are offered free of charge.

Toll-free Cancer Support Helpline
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
888-793-9355

Online Cancer Support: The Living Room

www.cancersuportcommunity.org

Please call 732-923-6090 for more information and to receive our monthly calendar of events.

Patient Stories

  • When Central Regional High School basketball coach Mike Clemente was diagnosed with a type of Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, he turned to Monmouth Medical Center for his life-saving treatment.

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  • “To say I am grateful for the care I received from Dr. Sharon and the team at Monmouth Medical Center is an understatement,” Pat said. “When I look back, I realize I have been blessed to meet some of the best people during my journey.

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