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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

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

May 23rd 12:00 PM

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This program provides a taste of the fundamentals of “mindfulness-based stress reduction,” which has been shown to improve well-being and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain during cancer treatment and survivorship. Through meditation and awareness exercises, we will explore this practical time-proven approach to living fully in the present moment. Located at Cancer Support and Welcome Center.

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2019-05-23T12:00:00-0400

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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: This program provides a taste of the fundamentals of “mindfulness-based stress reduction,” which has been shown to improve well-being and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain during cancer treatment and survivorship. Through meditation and awareness exercises, we will explore this practical time-proven approach to living fully in the present moment. Located at Cancer Support and Welcome Center.

Wellness Program

Crocheting Circle

May 24th 12:00 PM

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Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or a template provided by the Welcome Center. All supplies will be provided.

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2019-05-24T12:00:00-0400

2019-05-24T13:30:00-0400

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: Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us to work on your own project or a template provided by the Welcome Center. All supplies will be provided.

Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Special Seminar

May 28th 12:00 PM

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"Stem cells, cancer, and programmed cell removal," Geoffrey W. Krampitz, MD, PhD, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellow, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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2019-05-28T12:00:00-0400

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 105/107, 233 S. 10th Street

Location: Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 105/107, 233 S. 10th Street

Description: "Stem cells, cancer, and programmed cell removal," Geoffrey W. Krampitz, MD, PhD, Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellow, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Registration is not required for this event.

Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Grand Rounds Lecture

May 29th 12:00 PM

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"Organoids and Cell Polarity Proteins: New Models and Pathways for Translational Cancer Research" Senthil Muthuswamy, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Cell Biology at Cancer Center, Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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2019-05-29T12:00:00-0400

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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: "Organoids and Cell Polarity Proteins: New Models and Pathways for Translational Cancer Research" Senthil Muthuswamy, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Cell Biology at Cancer Center, Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

Wig and Head Coverings Workshop

Jun 3rd 11:00 AM

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Lois specializes in making hair pieces and reinventing clients with illnesses due to chemotherapy, alopecia, premature baldness, and hair thinning. She will help you determine how to find the right wig or head covering and how to care for and style a wig. You will also learn about recommended fabrics for head coverings and the different ways to fashion them.

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2019-06-03T11:00:00-0400

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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: Lois specializes in making hair pieces and reinventing clients with illnesses due to chemotherapy, alopecia, premature baldness, and hair thinning. She will help you determine how to find the right wig or head covering and how to care for and style a wig. You will also learn about recommended fabrics for head coverings and the different ways to fashion them.

Research

Joint Research Seminar

Jun 3rd 12:00 PM

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Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC. "Immunogenomic Approaches to More Effective Childhood Cancer Therapies," John M. Maris, MD, Giulio D'Angio Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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2019-06-03T12:00:00-0400

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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: Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and the Department of Cancer Biology at SKCC. "Immunogenomic Approaches to More Effective Childhood Cancer Therapies," John M. Maris, MD, Giulio D'Angio Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

Standing in the GAAP: Connecting African American Communities to Myeloma Experts and Support

Jun 4th 12:00 PM

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Multiple Myeloma is the 2nd most common blood cancer that affects African Americans. African Americans with Multiple Myeloma are likely to have better treatment outcomes, yet there remains a disparity in care. Jefferson is committed to bridging these gaps and welcomes all patients and their families to take part in this educational event. Attendees will learn about Multiple Myeloma, navigating care, stem cell transplant, and available resources. To register please call Britainy Stephens at 215-503-0582.

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2019-06-04T12:00:00-0400

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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: Multiple Myeloma is the 2nd most common blood cancer that affects African Americans. African Americans with Multiple Myeloma are likely to have better treatment outcomes, yet there remains a disparity in care. Jefferson is committed to bridging these gaps and welcomes all patients and their families to take part in this educational event. Attendees will learn about Multiple Myeloma, navigating care, stem cell transplant, and available resources. To register please call Britainy Stephens at 215-503-0582.

Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Grand Rounds Lecture

Jun 5th 12:00 PM

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"Disorders of Histone Methylation in Hematological Malignancy" Jonathan D. Licht, MD, Director, University of Florida Health Cancer Center and the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation and David B. and Leighan R. Rinker Chair

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2019-06-05T12:00:00-0400

2019-06-05T13:00:00-0400

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: "Disorders of Histone Methylation in Hematological Malignancy" Jonathan D. Licht, MD, Director, University of Florida Health Cancer Center and the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation and David B. and Leighan R. Rinker Chair

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

Scanxiety: Coping with the Stress of Undergoing a Cancer Screening

Jun 6th 12:00 PM

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If you are experiencing an overwhelming sense of fear and worry before, during and after your cancer scans, you are not alone. This workshop will discuss "scanxiety," which is an uneasiness associated with waiting for the results of cancer scans. Britainy Stephens, a licensed clinical oncology social worker and members of our imaging team will provide proven tips and strategies for managing your fear of cancer screening. Your loved ones are also encouraged to attend.

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2019-06-06T12:00:00-0400

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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: If you are experiencing an overwhelming sense of fear and worry before, during and after your cancer scans, you are not alone. This workshop will discuss "scanxiety," which is an uneasiness associated with waiting for the results of cancer scans. Britainy Stephens, a licensed clinical oncology social worker and members of our imaging team will provide proven tips and strategies for managing your fear of cancer screening. Your loved ones are also encouraged to attend.

Educational Class

Optimizing Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Jun 7th 12:00 PM

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Learn helpful nutritional information based on cancer prevention guidelines, and receive guidance on which foods to eat and which foods to avoid during and after cancer treatment.

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2019-06-07T12:00:00-0400

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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 helpful nutritional information based on cancer prevention guidelines, and receive guidance on which foods to eat and which foods to avoid during and after cancer treatment.

Special Event

Survivorship Celebration

Jun 11th 11:00 AM

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Come out to celebrate survivorship with Jefferson!

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

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

Description: Come out to celebrate survivorship with Jefferson!

Supportive Groups & Programs

Coffee and Conversation With A Buddy

Jun 12th 11:00 AM

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Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

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2019-06-12T11:00:00-0400

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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: Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

Educational Class

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

Jun 13th 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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2019-06-13T09:30:00-0400

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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

Jun 13th 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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2019-06-13T13:00:00-0400

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

Educational Class

Clinical Trials Opportunities for Breast Cancer Patients

Jun 19th 12:00 PM

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Dr. Berger will help you understand what clinical trials are and will share the opportunities for breast cancer patients to be involved in clinical trials at Jefferson.

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2019-06-19T12:00:00-0400

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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: Dr. Berger will help you understand what clinical trials are and will share the opportunities for breast cancer patients to be involved in clinical trials at Jefferson.

Educational Class

Benefits of Shiatsu Massage

Jun 20th 11:00 AM

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Jessie will discuss shiatsu as a form of therapy to regain strength and function for patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy or those who are experiencing an extended illness. Shiatsu has helped with decreasing stress and anxiety, stimulating the body’s natural healing capacity and easing symptoms related to nausea and fatigue. After her talk, participants will be able to do a trial session of shiatsu. Registration is required at 215-955-1800.

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2019-06-20T11:00:00-0400

2019-06-20T13:00:00-0400

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: Jessie will discuss shiatsu as a form of therapy to regain strength and function for patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy or those who are experiencing an extended illness. Shiatsu has helped with decreasing stress and anxiety, stimulating the body’s natural healing capacity and easing symptoms related to nausea and fatigue. After her talk, participants will be able to do a trial session of shiatsu. Registration is required at 215-955-1800.

Special Event

Summer Movies Series at the Welcome Center

Jun 28th 10:00 AM

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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

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2019-06-28T10:00:00-0400

2019-06-28T13:00:00-0400

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: Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

Supportive Groups & Programs

Coffee and Conversation With A Buddy

Jul 10th 11:00 AM

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Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

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2019-07-10T11:00:00-0400

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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: Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

Educational Class

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

Jul 11th 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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2019-07-11T09:30:00-0400

2019-07-11T11:00:00-0400

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

Jul 11th 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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2019-07-11T13:00:00-0400

2019-07-11T14:00:00-0400

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.

Special Event

Summer Movies Series at the Welcome Center

Jul 19th 10:00 AM

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Moana

Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

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2019-07-19T10:00:00-0400

2019-07-19T13:00:00-0400

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: Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

Special Event

Summer Movies Series at the Welcome Center

Aug 2nd 1:00 PM

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The Sandlot

Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

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2019-08-02T13:00:00-0400

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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: Bring your family, a blanket and enjoy some popcorn and refreshments as you enjoy some movies and family time with us on the big screens!

Educational Class

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

Aug 8th 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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2019-08-08T09:30:00-0400

2019-08-08T11:00:00-0400

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

Aug 8th 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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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.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Coffee and Conversation With A Buddy

Aug 13th 11:00 AM

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Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

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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: Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Coffee and Conversation With A Buddy

Sep 10th 11:00 AM

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Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

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2019-09-10T11:00:00-0400

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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: Come have a cup of coffee and informally meet with a Buddy, a trained volunteer who has been through similar procedures and treatments that can help answer questions and provide support and companionship. Caregivers are welcome to attend the Caregiver Support Group at the same time in the large conference room.

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

2019-09-12T11:00:00-0400

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

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

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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: 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

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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: 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

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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: 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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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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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

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

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.


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Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health in the News


    Spotlight

    Spotlight

    In collaboration with the genetic testing company Color Genomics, Jefferson now offers its employees the option of enrolling in free genetic testing. The test allows individuals to learn whether they have changes in certain genes that may increase the risk of developing diseases such as cancer.

    Honors

    Our Honors

    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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