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Cancer Support Services

Every person impacted by cancer reacts differently. Support and the ability to talk about your feelings, problems and concerns are important to your recovery. We are here to help during and after your treatment with coordinated counseling, expert nursing care and educational services.

We offer an American Cancer Society program, called “I Can Cope” that educates people about the physical and emotional effects of cancer.

We also provide extensive emotional and informational resources for families of cancer patients, including support groups, advice for caregivers, and more.

Rehabilitation
Cancer treatment can cause side effects. Rehabilitation focuses on improving quality of life, strength and the ability to function physically, socially and psychologically.

Wound Care
Wounds are rare among people who have cancer. If they do occur, we are able to provide effective treatments to reduce their size and improve symptoms.

Palliative Care Services
Palliative care is provided at Bayonne Medical Center and Christ Hospital in Jersey City. Services can include medication, nutritional support, relaxation techniques, spiritual and emotional support, as well as other therapies.

Cancer Screening Events
Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. Screening tests can help find cancer at an early stage, before symptoms appear. We invite you to attend screening events in your area. Find out more about lung cancer screening by downloading our Screening Saves Lives flyer.

Cancer Support Group
A support group meets at Bayonne Medical Center on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Quick Phone Number Resource Guide
Download this guide to phone numbers and locations for nurse navigators, infusion services, nutrition, screenings and more.

Cancer Care Studies
View our cancer care quality studies. No Pass Zone and Improving the Management of Zofran Induced Constipation.

Nutrition Counseling
Nutrition counseling appointments can be made with our nutritionists at Bayonne Medical Center by contacting 201.858.6572 or Christ Hospital in Jersey City at 201.418.7934.

Social Work Support
Download our social work support services brochure.

Smoking Cessation
Download our smoking cessation flyer for more information.

Eating During Cancer Treatment
Eating the right kinds of foods before, during and after treatment can help you feel better and stay stronger.
Download our Nutrition Therapy During Cancer Treatment guide.

Constipation Management
Medications you may take can cause constipation. Learn how to prevent and manage it by downloading our How to Reduce Constipation guide.

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