Support Services

Nurse Navigators

Dedicated nurses working as advocates for patients and families to coordinate all aspects of care. They provide support and serve as a consistent point of contact to help navigate the many medical care decisions and appointments. LEARN MORE


Cancer survivorship starts at diagnosis and continues throughout the patient's life. The Meridian Cancer Care survivorship plan ensures coordinated patient-centered care between primary care providers and specialists. LEARN MORE

Genetic Counseling

Family history or genetic factors can increase an individual’s risk for cancer. Meridian Cancer Care's genetic counseling program provides risk assessment and possible testing so you can take preventive steps and protect your health. LEARN MORE

Support Groups

Meridian Cancer Care offers many types of support groups that serve cancer patients and their significant others. The group members find solace in sharing their feelings, experiences, and concerns with those who can best understand them — others who have gone through similar experiences. LEARN MORE

Online Wellness Center

Meridian Health offers an online wellness center so you can learn how to become a proactive patient. Understand your treatment choices. Get the latest news on advances in cancer. If you or a loved one is facing cancer, you’ll want to explore our cancer knowledge base. LEARN MORE

Palliative Care

Palliative care can include anything from relief from symptoms, pain and stress, to assistance with insurance, support groups and advance care planning. Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life for people facing a serious illness. LEARN MORE

Home Health and Hospice

Meridian At Home provides comprehensive cancer care provided in your home including personal assistance, visiting nurses and medication management programs. In addition, Meridian At Home offers support services to patients and their families for end-of-life comfort and care. LEARN MORE


A network of facilities throughout the region comprised of a team of health and fitness professionals who offer comprehensive services to help cancer patients regain a sense of hope and control over their health including issues related to fatigue, weakness and lymphedema. LEARN MORE

Social Work

Case management and licensed clinical social workers counsel and support patients and their families as they transition from inpatient to outpatient services to ensure it moves as smooth as possible.

Integrative Medicine

Cancer Options and Possibilities for Everyone (C.O.P.E.) consists of a comprehensive selection of wellness services and options that take care of the whole person – Mind, Body, and Spirit. The COPE program offered through Meridian Fitness & Wellness includes Therapeutic Yoga Classes, Life Fitness Fights Fatigue – Group Exercise Class, Massage and Reflexology, Nutritional Counseling, and Medical Fitness Membership. For more information, call 1-800-DOCTORS.

Care Locations

  • Southern Ocean Medical Center, 1140 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Find a Physician

Looking for a physician in your area? By using our Physician Directory, you can search for a New Jersey physician by specialty, facility, town, and zip code right now.

For more information on any physician, call 1-800-560-9990 or 1-800-DOCTORS.