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Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Grand Rounds Lecture

Nov 13th 12:00 PM

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"Immunotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer" — Barbara Burtness, MD, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program; Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Conn.

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: "Immunotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer" — Barbara Burtness, MD, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Disease Aligned Research Team Leader, Head and Neck Cancers Program; Co-Director, Developmental Therapeutics Research Program, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, Conn.

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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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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Research

Joint Research Seminar

Nov 18th 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC.

Fabio Quaglia, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cancer Biology; and William Lee, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University

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2019-11-18T12:00:00-0500

2019-11-18T13:00:00-0500

Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: Fabio Quaglia, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cancer Biology; and William Lee, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Thomas Jefferson University

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Grand Rounds Lecture

Nov 20th 12:00 PM

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Johanna Bendell, MD, Chief Development Officer; Director, GI Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon, Nashville, Tenn.

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2019-11-20T12:00:00-0500

2019-11-20T13:00:00-0500

Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: Johanna Bendell, MD, Chief Development Officer; Director, GI Cancer Research Program, Sarah Cannon, Nashville, Tenn.

Registration is not required for this event.

Special Event

Philadelphia Marathon, Half Marathon, and 8K

Nov 23rd 7:30 AM

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Register for one of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend events as part of the “Team SKCC” Runners for Research team at PhiladelphiaMarathon.com/AACR. Support Team SKCC at https://runsignup.com/teamskcc.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Description: Register for one of the Philadelphia Marathon weekend events as part of the “Team SKCC” Runners for Research team at PhiladelphiaMarathon.com/AACR. Support Team SKCC at https://runsignup.com/teamskcc.

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Research

Joint Research Seminar

Nov 25th 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC.

Karen Maxwell, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto

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2019-11-25T12:00:00-0500

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: Karen Maxwell, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

Joint Research Seminar

Dec 2nd 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC.

David W. Goodrich, PhD, Professor of Oncology, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, N.Y.

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2019-12-02T12:00:00-0500

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: David W. Goodrich, PhD, Professor of Oncology, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, N.Y.

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

Joint Research Seminar

Dec 9th 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC.

Christopher Schultz, Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology Doctoral Candidate; and Azadeh Sarfalleh, Molecular Biology & Pharmacology Doctoral Candidate, Thomas Jefferson University

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2019-12-09T12:00:00-0500

2019-12-09T13:00:00-0500

Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: Christopher Schultz, Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology Doctoral Candidate; and Azadeh Sarfalleh, Molecular Biology & Pharmacology Doctoral Candidate, Thomas Jefferson University

Registration is not required for this event.

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Dec 10th 12:00 PM

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Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

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2019-12-10T12:00:00-0500

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

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

Description: Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

Research

Joint Research Seminar

Dec 16th 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC.

Karen Usdin, PhD, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health

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2019-12-16T12:00:00-0500

2019-12-16T13:00:00-0500

Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Mandeville Auditorium (Room 101), 233 S. 10th Street

Description: Karen Usdin, PhD, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health

Registration is not required for this event.


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Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health in the News


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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

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    US News Ranked
    NCI

    Your Philadelphia Resource for Nationally Recognized Oncology Expertise 

    ONE of only 71 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S.

    14 owned sites throughout the Delaware Valley

    22 network affiliate sites

    More than 8,900 patients seen annually

    About 18.5% of patients enrolled in clinical trials, making us one of the highest performing cancer centers nationally (top 2%)

    Ranked "Outstanding" by the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

    First U.S. clinic to offer genetic testing and counseling for men with prostate cancer

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

    Routinely ranked among the top cancer centers nationally by U.S. News & World Report

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