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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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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Jan 18th 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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2022-01-18T09:00:00-0500

2022-01-18T16:00:00-0500

CityLife Health, 6232 Market St.

Location: CityLife Health, 6232 Market St.

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

Jan 19th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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John Condeelis, PhD --- Director, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program Albert Einstein Cancer Center; Professor, Departments of Anatomy & Structural Biology and Surgery; Co-Chair and Judith and Burton P. Resnick Chair in Translational Research, Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology; Co-director, Gruss-Lipper Biophotonics Center; Co-director, Integrated Imaging Program; and Scientific Director, Analytical Imaging Facility, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

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2022-01-19T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-19T13:00:00-0500

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

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

Description: John Condeelis, PhD --- Director, Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis Program Albert Einstein Cancer Center; Professor, Departments of Anatomy & Structural Biology and Surgery; Co-Chair and Judith and Burton P. Resnick Chair in Translational Research, Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology; Co-director, Gruss-Lipper Biophotonics Center; Co-director, Integrated Imaging Program; and Scientific Director, Analytical Imaging Facility, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York / Zoom Meeting ID: 970 9286 7526 / Passcode: 271149

Registration is not required for this event.

Educational Class

The Cancer Vocabulary and Language: How to Talk With Your Oncologist

Jan 19th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Led by: Lindsay Wilde, MD Assistant Professor, Acute Leukemia Program Join us for an interactive discussion with Dr. Wilde, who will explain common cancer terminology and ways to enhance and effectively communicate with your oncology care team.

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2022-01-19T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-19T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Led by: Lindsay Wilde, MD Assistant Professor, Acute Leukemia Program Join us for an interactive discussion with Dr. Wilde, who will explain common cancer terminology and ways to enhance and effectively communicate with your oncology care team.

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Laryngectomy Support Group

Jan 20th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This laryngectomy support group provides information, education, and psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, and friends. Contact Sarah Adams for registration information: sarah.adams@jefferson.edu.

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2022-01-20T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-20T13:00:00-0500

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Description: This laryngectomy support group provides information, education, and psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, and friends. Contact Sarah Adams for registration information: sarah.adams@jefferson.edu.

Educational Class

Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Education Class

Jan 20th 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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2022-01-20T13:00:00-0500

2022-01-20T15:00:00-0500

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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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Special Event

Watch "Hidden Scars" With the Directors

Jan 20th 6:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Join directors and cancer survivors Kathleen “Casey” Clabby and Noel Storm to view their documentary, "Hidden Scars: Emotional Impact of Mastectomy and Cancer-Related Experiences.” The film explores the emotional impact of breast surgery both before and after the procedure. There will be time for questions and conversation at the end. People affected by any type of cancer and caregivers are welcome.

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2022-01-20T18:00:00-0500

2022-01-20T19:30:00-0500

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Description: Join directors and cancer survivors Kathleen “Casey” Clabby and Noel Storm to view their documentary, "Hidden Scars: Emotional Impact of Mastectomy and Cancer-Related Experiences.” The film explores the emotional impact of breast surgery both before and after the procedure. There will be time for questions and conversation at the end. People affected by any type of cancer and caregivers are welcome.

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Educational Class

Scarf Tying Demonstration

Jan 21st 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Tanya Rotenberg and Dorothy Cummings This class will demonstrate techniques for head scarf tying. You'll come away with an understanding of how to wrap with both square and rectangular scarves in attractive ways that stay put.

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2022-01-21T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-21T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Facilitated by: Tanya Rotenberg and Dorothy Cummings This class will demonstrate techniques for head scarf tying. You'll come away with an understanding of how to wrap with both square and rectangular scarves in attractive ways that stay put.

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Cancer Screening

Cancer Screening with SKCC's Mobile Screening Van

Jan 25th 9:00 AM

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SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms with the Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation (OARC) in West Oak Lane. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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2022-01-25T09:00:00-0500

2022-01-25T15:00:00-0500

7169 Ogontz Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19138

Location: 7169 Ogontz Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19138

Description: SKCC's Mobile Cancer Screening Van will be onsite providing mammograms with the Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation (OARC) in West Oak Lane. If you are interested in scheduling the screening van at your site, contact SKCCscreeningvan@jefferson.edu.

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Coping with Cancer: Skills to Balance Uncertainty with Hope

Jan 25th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: C. Virginia F. O’Hayer, PhD, and Lisa Capparella, MSS, LCSW How do we manage life with cancer and cope, even in tough moments? Join Dr. Virginia O’Hayer, who will utilize skills from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Both methods have been proven to be effective in dealing with life’s challenges. Dr. O'Hayer will discuss ways to change how we respond to unpredictable and uncontrollable situations, even when we can't change them. You can regain a sense of control and emotional balance by learning how to live the life you want to be living NOW, balancing strong emotions, and accepting what can't be changed. This webinar will help teach you skills to deal with difficult emotions.

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2022-01-25T12:00:00-0500

2022-01-25T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Facilitated by: C. Virginia F. O’Hayer, PhD, and Lisa Capparella, MSS, LCSW How do we manage life with cancer and cope, even in tough moments? Join Dr. Virginia O’Hayer, who will utilize skills from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Both methods have been proven to be effective in dealing with life’s challenges. Dr. O'Hayer will discuss ways to change how we respond to unpredictable and uncontrollable situations, even when we can't change them. You can regain a sense of control and emotional balance by learning how to live the life you want to be living NOW, balancing strong emotions, and accepting what can't be changed. This webinar will help teach you skills to deal with difficult emotions.

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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

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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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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

2022-02-03T16:00:00-0500

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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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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Clinical Trials

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    First US clinic to offer genetic testing and counseling for men with prostate cancer

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