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State-of-the-art MRI-guided radiation therapy now available at SKCC

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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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Special Event

Drum It Out!

May 11th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Percussionist Josh Robinson will facilitate an interactive workshop called “Drum It Out!", teaching us how to use 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. Participants can use found objects such as wooden spoons, dowels, or any other “drumstick like” objects they can find and play on buckets, trash bins, or any other object that makes some substantial noise. More info available at www.joshrobinsondrums.com.

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2021-05-11T12:00:00-0400

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Description: Percussionist Josh Robinson will facilitate an interactive workshop called “Drum It Out!", teaching us how to use 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. Participants can use found objects such as wooden spoons, dowels, or any other “drumstick like” objects they can find and play on buckets, trash bins, or any other object that makes some substantial noise. More info available at www.joshrobinsondrums.com.

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Special Event

Who’s Tired of Being Tired?

May 11th 5:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by Brandis Johnson, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA and Ruth Sutton, CPT Who has time to be tired, feel sick, or be depressed and anxious? No one. It’s 2021 and no one has time for that! Physical Therapist Brandi Johnson and Personal Trainer/Cancer Survivor Ruth Sutton partner together to help show you how physical activity can help combat the most common side effects from chemo. We will explain the benefits and concerns of different programs so that they can be easily individualized. In today’s fast-paced world no one has time to deal with the side effects of chemo, so we are going to help you try to kick some of those side effects to the curb!

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2021-05-11T17:00:00-0400

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Description: Facilitated by Brandis Johnson, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA and Ruth Sutton, CPT Who has time to be tired, feel sick, or be depressed and anxious? No one. It’s 2021 and no one has time for that! Physical Therapist Brandi Johnson and Personal Trainer/Cancer Survivor Ruth Sutton partner together to help show you how physical activity can help combat the most common side effects from chemo. We will explain the benefits and concerns of different programs so that they can be easily individualized. In today’s fast-paced world no one has time to deal with the side effects of chemo, so we are going to help you try to kick some of those side effects to the curb!

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Educational Class

Vegetarian and Vegan Diet

May 12th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Corey Ciaverelli, RD, LDN, CNSC The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends a plant-based diet. But what does that really mean? Join us as our dietitian explains the plant-based diet and benefits for prevention of cancer.

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Description: Facilitated by: Corey Ciaverelli, RD, LDN, CNSC The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends a plant-based diet. But what does that really mean? Join us as our dietitian explains the plant-based diet and benefits for prevention of cancer.

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Research

SKCC Virtual Grand Rounds

May 12th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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"Addressing Challenges in DLBCL Trials and Practice in the Genomic Era" - Christopher Flowers, MD, MS, Department Chair, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 6743 6685/ Passcode: 501352

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2021-05-12T12:00:00-0400

2021-05-12T13:00:00-0400

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

Description: "Addressing Challenges in DLBCL Trials and Practice in the Genomic Era" - Christopher Flowers, MD, MS, Department Chair, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 6743 6685/ Passcode: 501352

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

Autologous Blood and Marrow Transplant Education Class for Patients and their Caregiver

May 12th 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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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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Wellness Program

Radiant Warrior Vinyasa Flow Yoga

May 12th 5:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Felicia Greenfield-Blau, LPT, CCE Managing Partner at Reboot IWC Vinyasa flow yoga is a creative form of yoga. Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence. Instructions will be provided and all levels are welcome. Feel free to have a yoga mat, blocks, and straps to assist with stretches. Benefits of a regular Vinyasa yoga practice include: · The steady cycle of inhales and exhales provides a calming, mental focal point · The continual movements give an added cardiovascular benefit and create internal heat · Increased strength and flexibility

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Description: Facilitated by: Felicia Greenfield-Blau, LPT, CCE Managing Partner at Reboot IWC Vinyasa flow yoga is a creative form of yoga. Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence. Instructions will be provided and all levels are welcome. Feel free to have a yoga mat, blocks, and straps to assist with stretches. Benefits of a regular Vinyasa yoga practice include: · The steady cycle of inhales and exhales provides a calming, mental focal point · The continual movements give an added cardiovascular benefit and create internal heat · Increased strength and flexibility

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Special Event

Supportive Care: Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

May 13th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Rose Dimarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP You’re ready to move on with life after cancer. However, side effects from your disease or aggressive treatment methods may interfere with your quality of life. Some may be temporary, and others may last a lifetime. Learn more about common side effects cancer survivors face and about how to manage them effectively.

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Description: Facilitated by: Rose Dimarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP You’re ready to move on with life after cancer. However, side effects from your disease or aggressive treatment methods may interfere with your quality of life. Some may be temporary, and others may last a lifetime. Learn more about common side effects cancer survivors face and about how to manage them effectively.

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Brain Tumor Support Group at Jefferson

May 13th 6:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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A monthly group for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and their supporters. Location: Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience 900 Walnut St, Third Floor Conference Room, Philadelphia For more info, contact Judy.Boldurian@jefferson.edu or Lauren.Barbieri@jefferson.edu

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2021-05-13T18:30:00-0400

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Description: A monthly group for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and their supporters. Location: Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience 900 Walnut St, Third Floor Conference Room, Philadelphia For more info, contact Judy.Boldurian@jefferson.edu or Lauren.Barbieri@jefferson.edu

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support and Education Group

May 14th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This group will be led by oncology social workers Celeste Vaughan-Briggs, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW. May 14: Skills and tools for coping with your diagnosis This is a support and education group for people who are diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. The group is for patients to give and receive support from each other and to share resources and information. Experts will be brought in for each specialized topic. Registration is required. Please call 215-955-5495

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Description: This group will be led by oncology social workers Celeste Vaughan-Briggs, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW. May 14: Skills and tools for coping with your diagnosis This is a support and education group for people who are diagnosed with stage IV metastatic breast cancer. The group is for patients to give and receive support from each other and to share resources and information. Experts will be brought in for each specialized topic. Registration is required. Please call 215-955-5495


Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

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Population Science

Population Science

Improving the Wellness of the Population

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Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health in the News

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    NCI–designated since 1996

    Ranked among the best hospitals for cancer care by

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    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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