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A comprehensive circle of care
research, treatment and support —
with you in the center

Precision medicine. Promising research. Empowering services. Working together in the lab, clinic and community to target your cancer and strengthen your healing. It's an approach that covers the continuum of care, all tailored to your needs.

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Educational Class

Getting Started: Internet, E-mail and Tele-Health Basics

Sep 12th 9:30 AM

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Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

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2019-09-12T09:30:00-0400

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The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Pharmacy Lecture Series

Sep 12th 1:00 PM

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Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

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2019-09-12T13:00:00-0400

2019-09-12T14:00:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

Educational Class

Medical Marijuana: What are the benefits and risks, and what does the Pennsylvania program entail?

Sep 17th 12:00 PM

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Getting help with cancer-related symptoms when they occur = better days and less symptoms. Symptoms such as cancer-related pain, neuropathy, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and poor appetite can be helped with symptom management. Learn about the benefits and risks of using medical marijuana, how the Pennsylvania Licensure program works, and how to access it.

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2019-09-17T12:00:00-0400

2019-09-17T13:15:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Getting help with cancer-related symptoms when they occur = better days and less symptoms. Symptoms such as cancer-related pain, neuropathy, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and poor appetite can be helped with symptom management. Learn about the benefits and risks of using medical marijuana, how the Pennsylvania Licensure program works, and how to access it.

Educational Class

Oncology Nutrition Myths vs Facts

Sep 18th 12:00 PM

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There is confusing information when it comes to nutrition and cancer. You will learn the common nutrition myths and get the facts, so you can be the most informed while dealing with your diagnosis.

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2019-09-18T12:00:00-0400

2019-09-18T13:00:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: There is confusing information when it comes to nutrition and cancer. You will learn the common nutrition myths and get the facts, so you can be the most informed while dealing with your diagnosis.

Educational Class

Survivorship and Graft vs. Host Disease (Post Allogeneic Transplant)

Sep 19th 12:00 PM

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Graft vs. Host Disease may occur after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in which someone receives bone marrow tissue or cells from a donor. In this program, Dr. Wagner will share with you the causes, symptoms, and treatment for this condition and discuss important survivorship concerns.

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2019-09-19T12:00:00-0400

2019-09-19T13:15:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Graft vs. Host Disease may occur after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in which someone receives bone marrow tissue or cells from a donor. In this program, Dr. Wagner will share with you the causes, symptoms, and treatment for this condition and discuss important survivorship concerns.

Educational Class

Getting Started: Internet, E-mail and Tele-Health Basics

Oct 10th 9:30 AM

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Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

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2019-10-10T09:30:00-0400

2019-10-10T11:00:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Pharmacy Lecture Series

Oct 10th 1:00 PM

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Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

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2019-10-10T13:00:00-0400

2019-10-10T14:00:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

Research

NIH Sexual & Gender Minority Research Regional Workshop

Oct 11th 8:00 AM

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The National Institutes of Health, in conjunction with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, will be hosting a free, day-long regional workshop on sexual and gender minority health research. Students, postdocs, and new/early investigators are invited to register and attend! Registration information will be forthcoming. Email SGMRO@nih.gov for more information.

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2019-10-11T08:00:00-0400

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 101, 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 101, 233 S. 10th Street

Description: The National Institutes of Health, in conjunction with the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, will be hosting a free, day-long regional workshop on sexual and gender minority health research. Students, postdocs, and new/early investigators are invited to register and attend! Registration information will be forthcoming. Email SGMRO@nih.gov for more information.

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

Imaging Basics

Oct 15th 12:00 PM

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Jefferson is committed to providing the most advanced diagnostic, screening, staging and treatment monitoring, using the very latest equipment. We offer supportive care and treatment, which may include imaging to pinpoint surgical removal of the cancer and then to evaluate effectiveness of surgery, as well as imaging to aid in planning and then ongoing monitoring of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Join our imaging department for a discussion about the following modalities that may be used in your cancer diagnosis and treatment: CT scan, MRI, and PET CT Scan.

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2019-10-15T12:00:00-0400

2019-10-15T13:15:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Jefferson is committed to providing the most advanced diagnostic, screening, staging and treatment monitoring, using the very latest equipment. We offer supportive care and treatment, which may include imaging to pinpoint surgical removal of the cancer and then to evaluate effectiveness of surgery, as well as imaging to aid in planning and then ongoing monitoring of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Join our imaging department for a discussion about the following modalities that may be used in your cancer diagnosis and treatment: CT scan, MRI, and PET CT Scan.

Educational Class

Understanding the Financial Impact of Cancer – Insurance 101 and Copay Assistance Programs

Oct 16th 12:00 PM

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Angie Santiago will talk about the impact of cancer on your finances. She will discuss Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as copay assistance programs.

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2019-10-16T12:00:00-0400

2019-10-16T13:30:00-0400

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: The Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Angie Santiago will talk about the impact of cancer on your finances. She will discuss Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as copay assistance programs.

Research

Leaders of the Future—Emerging Fellows Research Symposium

Oct 31st 8:00 AM

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The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University is hosting "Leaders of the Future—Emerging Fellows Research Symposium," a competitive symposium to enable PhD-level students within 12-18 months of graduation to present their work, meet our faculty, and learn about the exciting postdoctoral research opportunities in the Department of Cancer Biology. Complementing scientific discussions, our exceptional and diverse faculty and current postdoctoral fellows will share their experiences on starting out and succeeding in independent academic research. To apply to the symposium, senior PhD students must submit an abstract and a CV to Joshua Blanding-Godbolt at joshua.blanding-godbolt@jefferson.edu by Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Selected applicants will be notified. There is no registration fee.

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2019-10-31T08:00:00-0400

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Jefferson Alumni Hall , 1020 Locust Street

Location: Jefferson Alumni Hall , 1020 Locust Street

Description: The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University is hosting "Leaders of the Future—Emerging Fellows Research Symposium," a competitive symposium to enable PhD-level students within 12-18 months of graduation to present their work, meet our faculty, and learn about the exciting postdoctoral research opportunities in the Department of Cancer Biology. Complementing scientific discussions, our exceptional and diverse faculty and current postdoctoral fellows will share their experiences on starting out and succeeding in independent academic research. To apply to the symposium, senior PhD students must submit an abstract and a CV to Joshua Blanding-Godbolt at joshua.blanding-godbolt@jefferson.edu by Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Selected applicants will be notified. There is no registration fee.

Registration is not required for this event.

Special Event

14th Annual Pancreatic Cancer and Related Diseases Patient Symposium

Nov 16th 9:00 AM

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Join Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, and other renowned speakers as they provide an update on research and treatments for pancreatic cancer and related diseases. Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists will be on hand to discuss the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

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2019-11-16T09:00:00-0500

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Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Join Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, and other renowned speakers as they provide an update on research and treatments for pancreatic cancer and related diseases. Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists will be on hand to discuss the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

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    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is ranked among the top cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report 

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    Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

    NCI–designated since 1996

     

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

    Ranked among the best hospitals for cancer care by

    U.S. News & World Report

     

    US News Ranked
    NCI

    Your Philadelphia Resource for Nationally Recognized Oncology Expertise 

    ONE of only 70 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S.

    14 owned-sites throughout the Delaware Valley

    20 network affiliate sites

    More than 8,900 patients seen annually

    About 19% of patients enrolled in clinical trials, making us one of the highest performing cancer centers nationally (top 1-2%)

    Ranked "Outstanding" by National Cancer Institute (NCI)

    First US clinic to offer genetic testing and counseling for men with prostate cancer

    Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Surviviorship - One of the first centers to offers psychosocial support to cancer patients

    Routinely ranked among the top cancer centers nationally by US News & World Report

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