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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

Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Education Class

Jan 26th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers preparing for, or considering, an autologous (receiving a transplant from yourself) 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. 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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2022-01-26T13:00:00-0500

2022-01-26T15:00:00-0500

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Description: This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers preparing for, or considering, an autologous (receiving a transplant from yourself) 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. 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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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Jan 27th 9:00 AM

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SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at CityLife Health on Lehigh Ave. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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2022-01-27T09:00:00-0500

2022-01-27T16:00:00-0500

CityLife Health, 1010 Lehigh Ave.

Location: CityLife Health, 1010 Lehigh Ave.

Description: SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at CityLife Health on Lehigh Ave. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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Wellness Program

Mindfulness With Dr. Ana Maria Lopez

Jan 28th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Practicing mindfulness can assist with uncertainty about the future, depression, fear of recurrence, and anxiety. It can also mitigate physical symptoms such as fatigue, pain, and sleep disturbances. Dr. Ana Maria Lopez will lead us through beneficial mindfulness techniques during this session.

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2022-01-28T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-28T12:30:00-0500

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Description: Practicing mindfulness can assist with uncertainty about the future, depression, fear of recurrence, and anxiety. It can also mitigate physical symptoms such as fatigue, pain, and sleep disturbances. Dr. Ana Maria Lopez will lead us through beneficial mindfulness techniques during this session.

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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Feb 1st 9:00 AM

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SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at the Wyss Center in South Philadelphia. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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2022-02-01T09:00:00-0500

2022-02-01T16:00:00-0500

Wyss Clinic - Southwark School Parking Lot, 1835 S. 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19148

Location: Wyss Clinic - Southwark School Parking Lot, 1835 S. 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19148

Description: SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at the Wyss Center in South Philadelphia. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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Wellness Program

Smoking and Tobacco Cessation Class

Feb 1st 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by Oncology Social Worker Lora Rhodes, MSW, LCSW We understand that quitting smoking (and other forms of tobacco) is essential to good health, crucial to cancer prevention—and extremely difficult. To help provide the guidance and support most people need, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is offering a Smoking Cessation Group Program, which is open to the community. For more information or to register for the next session, please call 215-955-1800. An individual intake appointment will also be scheduled prior to the first group session. A Zoom invite will be sent after the intake.

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2022-02-01T12:00:00-0500

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Description: Facilitated by Oncology Social Worker Lora Rhodes, MSW, LCSW We understand that quitting smoking (and other forms of tobacco) is essential to good health, crucial to cancer prevention—and extremely difficult. To help provide the guidance and support most people need, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center is offering a Smoking Cessation Group Program, which is open to the community. For more information or to register for the next session, please call 215-955-1800. An individual intake appointment will also be scheduled prior to the first group session. A Zoom invite will be sent after the intake.

Supportive Groups & Programs

FIGHTING MEN Fighting CANCER: A Virtual Prostate Cancer Support Group

Feb 1st 7:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Have you had prostate cancer, been recently diagnosed, or interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group. We will discuss helpful information for survivors, patients, and caregivers and have an open discussion to share experiences with the disease. Occasional guest speakers also provide useful information. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679.

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2022-02-01T19:00:00-0500

2022-02-01T20:00:00-0500

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Description: Have you had prostate cancer, been recently diagnosed, or interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group. We will discuss helpful information for survivors, patients, and caregivers and have an open discussion to share experiences with the disease. Occasional guest speakers also provide useful information. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma (OM) Support Group

Feb 2nd 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 to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker and includes a mix of educational and wellness information, as well as space to connect with other patients for emotional support and companionship. Please contact Amy at education@melanoma.org for more information or to register.

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2022-02-02T13:00:00-0500

2022-02-02T14:00:00-0500

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Description: This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation’s CURE OM, provides virtual support to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker and includes a mix of educational and wellness information, as well as space to connect with other patients for emotional support and companionship. Please contact Amy at education@melanoma.org for more information or to register.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Young Adult Support Group

Feb 2nd 5:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Jodi Sandos, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, LSW 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. To register, contact Jodi Sandos at 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu.

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2022-02-02T17:30:00-0500

2022-02-02T19:00:00-0500

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Description: Facilitated by: Jodi Sandos, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, LSW 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. To register, contact Jodi Sandos at 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu.

Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Feb 3rd 9:00 AM

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SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms with the Geoffrey W. Temple Family Medical Associates. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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2022-02-03T09:00:00-0500

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Rolling Thunder Skating Rink Parking Lot, 7017 Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19149

Location: Rolling Thunder Skating Rink Parking Lot, 7017 Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19149

Description: SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms with the Geoffrey W. Temple Family Medical Associates. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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Special Event

The Power of Music

Feb 3rd 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Josh Robinson, Jefferson Humanities & Health Teaching Artist, will facilitate an interactive workshop teaching us how to use music and drumming as a coping tool, a vehicle for healthy expression/emotional release, and a fun way to connect with others in an authentic and engaging way. More info available at www.joshrobinsondrums.com.

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2022-02-03T12:00:00-0500

2022-02-03T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Josh Robinson, Jefferson Humanities & Health Teaching Artist, will facilitate an interactive workshop teaching us how to use music and drumming as a coping tool, a vehicle for healthy expression/emotional release, and a fun way to connect with others in an authentic and engaging way. More info available at www.joshrobinsondrums.com.

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Educational Class

Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Education Class

Feb 3rd 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, an allogeneic (receiving cells from someone else) blood stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help you prepare 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. Please contact a Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator at 215-503-7711 if you are interested in attending a class to check eligibility.

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2022-02-03T13:00:00-0500

2022-02-03T15:00:00-0500

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Description: This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for, or considering, an allogeneic (receiving cells from someone else) blood stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help you prepare 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. Please contact a Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator at 215-503-7711 if you are interested in attending a class to check eligibility.

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Special Event

World Cancer Day

Feb 4th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Join us for a panel discussion with oncology nurses to acknowledge World Cancer Day. Get to know these rockstar oncology nurses. Panel to include: Ellen Sweeney, Anne Delengowski, Joann Silcox, Claudia Thomas-Nembard, and MORE!

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2022-02-04T12:00:00-0500

2022-02-04T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Join us for a panel discussion with oncology nurses to acknowledge World Cancer Day. Get to know these rockstar oncology nurses. Panel to include: Ellen Sweeney, Anne Delengowski, Joann Silcox, Claudia Thomas-Nembard, and MORE!

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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Feb 8th 9:00 AM

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SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at CityLife Health in Cobbs Creek. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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2022-02-08T09:00:00-0500

2022-02-08T16:00:00-0500

CityLife Health, 6232 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19139

Location: CityLife Health, 6232 Market St. Philadelphia, PA 19139

Description: SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms at CityLife Health in Cobbs Creek. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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Research

SKCC Virtual Grand Rounds

Mar 2nd 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Dana Rollison, PhD --- Vice President, Chief Data Officer, and Associate Center Director of Data Science, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla. / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

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2022-03-02T12:00:00-0500

2022-03-02T13:00:00-0500

https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Location: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Description: Dana Rollison, PhD --- Vice President, Chief Data Officer, and Associate Center Director of Data Science, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Fla. / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

SKCC Virtual Grand Rounds

Mar 30th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Mylin Torres, MD --- Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine; Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research; and Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

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2022-03-30T12:00:00-0400

2022-03-30T13:00:00-0400

https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Location: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Description: Mylin Torres, MD --- Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine; Louisa and Rand Glenn Family Chair in Breast Cancer Research; and Co-leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

SKCC Virtual Grand Rounds

Apr 6th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Kevin Henry, PhD --- Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University and Member, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Philadelphia / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

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2022-04-06T12:00:00-0400

2022-04-06T13:00:00-0400

https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Location: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/j/97092867526?pwd=djhvQk1hckhWcndtMGhaOElOYnRZdz09

Description: Kevin Henry, PhD --- Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Studies, Temple University and Member, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Philadelphia / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

Registration is not required for this event.


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

    More than 8,900 patients seen annually

    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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