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research, treatment and support —
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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!

Research

Department of Radiation Oncology Lecture

Jul 1st 8:00 AM

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"Let's Be Innovative With Our Data in Oncology: Examples for the Christie Big Data Platform and the CONVERT Trial" - Corinne Faivre-Finn, MD, PhD, FRCR, Professor of Thoracic Radiation Oncology, University of Manchester's Institute of Cancer Sciences; Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust; Former Radiotherapy Chair, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer. For more information, contact Juli Johnson at 215-955-0284.

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2019-07-01T08:00:00-0400

2019-07-01T09:00:00-0400

Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment, Simon Kramer Conference Room, 111 S. 11th Street

Location: Bodine Center for Cancer Treatment, Simon Kramer Conference Room, 111 S. 11th Street

Description: "Let's Be Innovative With Our Data in Oncology: Examples for the Christie Big Data Platform and the CONVERT Trial" - Corinne Faivre-Finn, MD, PhD, FRCR, Professor of Thoracic Radiation Oncology, University of Manchester's Institute of Cancer Sciences; Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust; Former Radiotherapy Chair, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer. For more information, contact Juli Johnson at 215-955-0284.

Registration is not required for this event.

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

2019-07-10T12:00:00-0400

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: 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

Mary Kline Classic Sports & Business Symposium

Jul 31st 11:00 AM

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The second annual Mary Kline Classic Sports and Business Symposium will bring together some of the most successful executives in sports to share their stories of how they’ve built their empires, their struggles along the way, and what it takes to make it in a tough industry. This one-day event offers the audience the opportunity to engage with the speakers in a unique learning experience that includes panel discussions, question and answer sessions, keynote presentations and opportunities to meet individually with panel members. The inaugural symposium, hosted by Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, raised more than $25,000 to support research at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. For more information or to register, visit Jefferson.edu/MKC.

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2019-07-31T11:00:00-0400

2019-07-31T16:30:00-0400

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street

Location: Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street

Description: The second annual Mary Kline Classic Sports and Business Symposium will bring together some of the most successful executives in sports to share their stories of how they’ve built their empires, their struggles along the way, and what it takes to make it in a tough industry. This one-day event offers the audience the opportunity to engage with the speakers in a unique learning experience that includes panel discussions, question and answer sessions, keynote presentations and opportunities to meet individually with panel members. The inaugural symposium, hosted by Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, raised more than $25,000 to support research at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center. For more information or to register, visit Jefferson.edu/MKC.

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Registration is not required for this event.

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

2019-08-02T15:00:00-0400

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!

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

2019-08-08T14:00:00-0400

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.

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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2019-08-13T11:00:00-0400

2019-08-13T12:00:00-0400

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: 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

2019-09-10T12:00:00-0400

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: 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

2019-09-12T14:00:00-0400

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.

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

2019-09-17T13:15:00-0400

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: 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

2019-09-18T13:00:00-0400

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: 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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2019-09-19T12:00:00-0400

2019-09-19T13:15:00-0400

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: 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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2019-10-10T09:30:00-0400

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

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

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

2019-10-10T14:00:00-0400

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.

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.


News

News

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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