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SKCC Virtual Grand Rounds

Nov 4th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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"Drug Development in the Context of Lineage Plasticity and AR Independence" - Howard I. Scher, MD, Head, Biomarker Development Initiative, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 6743 6685/Passcode: 501352

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2020-11-04T12:00:00-0500

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https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/96467436685?pwd=Vi83ZTRSU1N0bEtSMTdpdXhycnlmQT09

Location: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/96467436685?pwd=Vi83ZTRSU1N0bEtSMTdpdXhycnlmQT09

Description: "Drug Development in the Context of Lineage Plasticity and AR Independence" - Howard I. Scher, MD, Head, Biomarker Development Initiative, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 6743 6685/Passcode: 501352

Registration is not required for this event.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma (OM) Support Groups (Online/Telephone)

Nov 4th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation’s CURE OM, provides virtual support groups to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). These groups are held via a virtual platform so that individuals from across the country can join either by phone or online. Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

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Description: This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation’s CURE OM, provides virtual support groups to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). These groups are held via a virtual platform so that individuals from across the country can join either by phone or online. Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

Supportive Groups & Programs

Survivors to Thrivers: Virtual Breast Cancer Support Group

Nov 4th 4:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitator: Sue Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN Oncology Nurse Navigator & Breast Cancer Survivor While in-person support groups are currently on hold due to social distancing guidelines, Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township is still here to enhance the quality of life for breast cancer survivors in southern New Jersey. Jefferson now offers an online breast cancer survivor support group that provides both education and open discussion through Zoom, until in-person meetings can resume. To register, contact: Susan.Saporito@jefferson.edu.

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2020-11-04T16:30:00-0500

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Description: Facilitator: Sue Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN Oncology Nurse Navigator & Breast Cancer Survivor While in-person support groups are currently on hold due to social distancing guidelines, Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township is still here to enhance the quality of life for breast cancer survivors in southern New Jersey. Jefferson now offers an online breast cancer survivor support group that provides both education and open discussion through Zoom, until in-person meetings can resume. To register, contact: Susan.Saporito@jefferson.edu.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Young Adults with Cancer Support Group

Nov 4th 5:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This is not your grandmother’s support group. Topics include dating, employment, fertility, and everything else that affects people in the 18-45 age range. Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW Registration: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu

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2020-11-04T17:30:00-0500

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Description: This is not your grandmother’s support group. Topics include dating, employment, fertility, and everything else that affects people in the 18-45 age range. Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW Registration: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu

Supportive Groups & Programs

Virtual Prostate Cancer Support Group

Nov 4th 7:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Are you a prostate cancer survivor, been recently diagnosed, or are interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group that provides helpful information to patients and their caregivers. Listen to professionals and patients share their experiences with the disease, treatments, outcomes, and side effects. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679.

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Description: Are you a prostate cancer survivor, been recently diagnosed, or are interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group that provides helpful information to patients and their caregivers. Listen to professionals and patients share their experiences with the disease, treatments, outcomes, and side effects. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679.

Special Event

Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

Nov 5th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Join us for this year’s virtual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event. A panel of lung cancer experts from SKCC will provide updates and advances in lung cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment and the opportunity to network with survivors.

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2020-11-05T12:00:00-0500

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Description: Join us for this year’s virtual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event. A panel of lung cancer experts from SKCC will provide updates and advances in lung cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment and the opportunity to network with survivors.

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Educational Class

Blood and Marrow Transplant Education Class for Patients and Their Caregiver (Autologous)

Nov 5th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for or considering stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help prepare you for the stem cell transplant process. You and your caregiver will learn about what to expect during your hospitalization and after being discharged from the hospital. A tour of the unit will be available after the class concludes. Please contact a bone marrow transplant coordinator at 215-955-0352 if you are interested in attending a class and to check eligibility.

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Description: This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for or considering stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help prepare you for the stem cell transplant process. You and your caregiver will learn about what to expect during your hospitalization and after being discharged from the hospital. A tour of the unit will be available after the class concludes. Please contact a bone marrow transplant coordinator at 215-955-0352 if you are interested in attending a class and to check eligibility.

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Special Event

Coping with Cancer at the Holidays - Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

Nov 6th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Lisa Capparella, MSS, LCSW, OSW-C, & Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW Holidays can be stressful under the best circumstances. With all the visiting, shopping, planning, cleaning, decorating, and cooking, it’s easy to become tired and overwhelmed. When cancer treatment – or the lasting effects of past cancer treatment – are added to the mix, normal holiday stress can become unbearable. Join us to discuss some tips to help deal with the stress holidays can create.

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2020-11-06T12:00:00-0500

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Description: Facilitated by: Lisa Capparella, MSS, LCSW, OSW-C, & Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW Holidays can be stressful under the best circumstances. With all the visiting, shopping, planning, cleaning, decorating, and cooking, it’s easy to become tired and overwhelmed. When cancer treatment – or the lasting effects of past cancer treatment – are added to the mix, normal holiday stress can become unbearable. Join us to discuss some tips to help deal with the stress holidays can create.

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Special Event

The Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Biome Project Virtual Patient Symposium: Advancements in Prostate Cancer

Nov 11th 4:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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The Advancements in Prostate Cancer virtual symposium brings together some of the best and brightest minds in the Philadelphia region to provide updates on frontline research, innovative therapies, screening guidelines, and genetic testing. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at 215-955-9100 or events@jefferson.edu. For more information or to register, visit Jefferson.edu/GiveBiomeProject

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2020-11-11T16:00:00-0500

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https://jefferson.zoom.us/webinar/register/1015996771516/WN_zvyck-7sRk-6CL_tiREJ-Q

Location: https://jefferson.zoom.us/webinar/register/1015996771516/WN_zvyck-7sRk-6CL_tiREJ-Q

Description: The Advancements in Prostate Cancer virtual symposium brings together some of the best and brightest minds in the Philadelphia region to provide updates on frontline research, innovative therapies, screening guidelines, and genetic testing. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at 215-955-9100 or events@jefferson.edu. For more information or to register, visit Jefferson.edu/GiveBiomeProject

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Registration is not required for this event.

Special Event

15th Annual Pancreatic Cancer and Related Diseases Patient Symposium

Nov 14th 10:00 AM virtual program Virtual Program

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VIRTUAL EVENT to share the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research for pancreatic cancerPlease visit Attend.Jefferson.edu/PancreaticSymposium to register and to receive event updates. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Jefferson Events at events@jefferson.edu or 215-955-9100. Advance registration is required. Presentation will be recorded for later viewing.

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2020-11-14T10:00:00-0500

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Description: VIRTUAL EVENT to share the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research for pancreatic cancerPlease visit Attend.Jefferson.edu/PancreaticSymposium to register and to receive event updates. If you have questions or need assistance, contact Jefferson Events at events@jefferson.edu or 215-955-9100. Advance registration is required. Presentation will be recorded for later viewing.


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    Your Philadelphia Resource for Nationally Recognized Oncology Expertise 

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

    Delivering comprehensive care through 4 Advanced Care Hubs across the Delaware Valley

    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

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