SEPTEMBER 2016
Inside this Issue:

Our Newest Video
New Partnership Between Summit Medical Group and the MD Anderson Cancer Center
Did you know that treatment from one of the world's leading cancer centers is now available in your backyard? Last spring, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Summit Medical began a new partnership to provide world-renowned cancer care to patients throughout northern New Jersey.

Tips for Managing Your Meds
You have your prescription. You’ve got your doctor’s instructions. And now you’re on the road to wellness. But there’s a common detour from that road that often sets patients back: failure to take medication as directed—also known as “medication adherence.”
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Are You At Risk for Getting HPV?
Do you think HPV is just something women have to worry about? Think again. Find out what you and your family can do to protect yourselves from this cancer-causing infection.
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Why the Latest Superbug Has Experts Concerned
Antibiotics are used to battle infectious bacteria, but some germs have adapted to survive these treatments. Now, a microbe resistant to even the most powerful drugs available has made its way to U.S. shores. Learn how to protect yourself from the threat of superbugs that may follow.
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To Lower Your Diabetes Risk, Eat Less Meat
Approximately 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year. Will you be one of them? New research suggests that some simple diet changes could reverse your fate and help you ward off this common condition.
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SAVE THE DATE: SMG Breast Care Center 5th Anniversary Celebration!
Thursday, September 29, 2016: 6 - 7 p.m. -- Reception open to public; 7 - 8:30 p.m. -- Lecture and panel discussion w/Q & A. Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Summit Medical Group Breast Care Center with our physicians and staff, survivors and supporters, at an anniversary reception, lecture, and panel discussion. The lecture by SMG breast care experts focuses on how to prevent and reduce your risk for breast cancer and its recurrence. The panel discussion examines lifestyle changes, the obesity connection, tomosynthesis, and understanding the current imaging guidelines.
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SAVE THE DATE: Summit Medical Group "BRA Day" Celebration
FREE EVENT: October 19, 2016 - 6:00-8:00 PM We are pleased to announce that Macy’s, Short Hills will be sponsoring a Fashion Show, featuring our champion patients as the models. This will be a wonderful evening with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and the opportunity to mingle with other women with shared experiences and the doctors and staff that have been with them on their journey. This celebration is open to anyone that is contemplating breast reconstruction, has gone through breast reconstruction or has a general interest in learning more about it.
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