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Special Event

Doodling Positivity

Jul 9th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Thursday, July 9, 12:00-12:45pm Led by Rachel Alexander, Pre-Medical Studies '21 Please join medical student Rachel in a session to doodle together and learn the basics of hand-lettering with inspirational phrases. Please be sure to bring a pen and paper or feel free to watch along! Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcO6prD8oHdOlQebop-jkpAfiZoRC4WUx

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2020-07-09T12:00:00-0400

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Description: Thursday, July 9, 12:00-12:45pm Led by Rachel Alexander, Pre-Medical Studies '21 Please join medical student Rachel in a session to doodle together and learn the basics of hand-lettering with inspirational phrases. Please be sure to bring a pen and paper or feel free to watch along! Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcO6prD8oHdOlQebop-jkpAfiZoRC4WUx

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Educational Class

Education on Oral Chemotherapy

Jul 9th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by Maria Pibboudny, PharmD, BCOP and Maria Tahir, PharmD, BCPS We will discuss common oral chemotherapy and review your medication list with you. Come and ask questions about your oral chemotherapy. Learn about food/drug interactions to watch out for. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqd-ygpz0i7ZrkkYd6cuMMk-MGVXjNTg

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2020-07-09T13:00:00-0400

2020-07-09T14:00:00-0400

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Description: Facilitated by Maria Pibboudny, PharmD, BCOP and Maria Tahir, PharmD, BCPS We will discuss common oral chemotherapy and review your medication list with you. Come and ask questions about your oral chemotherapy. Learn about food/drug interactions to watch out for. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqd-ygpz0i7ZrkkYd6cuMMk-MGVXjNTg

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Jefferson Health Brain Tumor Support Group

Jul 9th 6:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Our brain tumor caregiver support group provides a safe space to connect with others caring for or living with a brain tumor. This group is led by experts from Jefferson Health's Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience. The group provides emotional and practical support. Patients, families, and friends are all invited to attend free of charge. Register in advance for this meeting: https://jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrdemqpjoiH9fNpbTqS__hQSafFiZaPZlg

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2020-07-09T18:30:00-0400

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Description: Our brain tumor caregiver support group provides a safe space to connect with others caring for or living with a brain tumor. This group is led by experts from Jefferson Health's Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience. The group provides emotional and practical support. Patients, families, and friends are all invited to attend free of charge. Register in advance for this meeting: https://jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrdemqpjoiH9fNpbTqS__hQSafFiZaPZlg

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Wellness Program

4-Week Mindfulness Program

Jul 10th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Four consecutive Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, & 31, 12:00-12:30pm Facilitated by: Sharon Edelman, LMT, RM This four-week program will support you in the process of getting to know yourself and how you live in your body and mind. The course will provide you with simple exercises to continue on this gentle journey of self-awareness. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcuCoqT0sEtGaPoXYsSkK2KeBZ0Ew2YxG

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2020-07-10T12:00:00-0400

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Description: Four consecutive Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, & 31, 12:00-12:30pm Facilitated by: Sharon Edelman, LMT, RM This four-week program will support you in the process of getting to know yourself and how you live in your body and mind. The course will provide you with simple exercises to continue on this gentle journey of self-awareness. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcuCoqT0sEtGaPoXYsSkK2KeBZ0Ew2YxG

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Wellness Program

Mindful Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Jul 14th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Aleeze Moss, PhD Join us virtually for a 60-minute yoga session to help you decompress from the stress and practice gentle yoga exercises. Dr. Moss will guide you through some mindful yoga to help decrease stress and help connect you with others. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkdO-rrjwjE9ITaI9GhMX41SfEA72F4b3D

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2020-07-14T13:00:00-0400

2020-07-14T14:00:00-0400

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Description: Facilitated by: Aleeze Moss, PhD Join us virtually for a 60-minute yoga session to help you decompress from the stress and practice gentle yoga exercises. Dr. Moss will guide you through some mindful yoga to help decrease stress and help connect you with others. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkdO-rrjwjE9ITaI9GhMX41SfEA72F4b3D

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Supportive Groups & Programs

New Voice Club: Laryngectomy Support Group

Jul 16th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Nancy Travers – Nancy.Travers@Jefferson.edu Join us for a support group for laryngectomy patients, family members, and friends. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtdeGrrzIuGNFZwOOPBSaxNpqhwYpmXxiD

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2020-07-16T12:00:00-0400

2020-07-16T13:30:00-0400

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Description: Facilitated by: Nancy Travers – Nancy.Travers@Jefferson.edu Join us for a support group for laryngectomy patients, family members, and friends. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtdeGrrzIuGNFZwOOPBSaxNpqhwYpmXxiD

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Wellness Program

4-Week Mindfulness Program

Jul 17th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Sharon Edelman, LMT, RM This four-week program will support you in the process of getting to know yourself and how you live in your body and mind. The course will provide you with simple exercises to continue on this gentle journey of self-awareness. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcuCoqT0sEtGaPoXYsSkK2KeBZ0Ew2YxG

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2020-07-17T12:00:00-0400

2020-07-17T12:30:00-0400

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Description: Facilitated by: Sharon Edelman, LMT, RM This four-week program will support you in the process of getting to know yourself and how you live in your body and mind. The course will provide you with simple exercises to continue on this gentle journey of self-awareness. Register in advance for this meeting: https://Jefferson.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcuCoqT0sEtGaPoXYsSkK2KeBZ0Ew2YxG

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Special Event

Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia 5k Walk/Run & Kids Fun Run

Jul 19th 7:00 AM

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Help in the efforts to fight colon cancer by joining Team Jefferson in the 13th annual Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk in Philadelphia! To join the team or donate to Team Jefferson, visit https://donate.coloncancercoalition.org/philadelphia/TeamJefferson

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2020-07-19T07:00:00-0400

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Memorial Hall/Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic

Location: Memorial Hall/Please Touch Museum in Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic

Description: Help in the efforts to fight colon cancer by joining Team Jefferson in the 13th annual Get Your Rear in Gear run/walk in Philadelphia! To join the team or donate to Team Jefferson, visit https://donate.coloncancercoalition.org/philadelphia/TeamJefferson

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Registration is not required for this event.


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    NCI–designated since 1996

     

    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

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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.

    14 owned sites throughout the Delaware Valley

    22 network affiliate sites

    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

    Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Survivorship - One of the first centers to offers psychosocial support to cancer patients

    Routinely ranked among the top cancer centers nationally by U.S. News & World Report

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