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

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A comprehensive circle of care
research, treatment and support —
with you in the center

Precision medicine.  Promising research. Empowering services. Working together in the lab, clinic and community to target your cancer and strengthen your healing.  It's an approach that covers the continuum of care, all tailored to your needs.

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support and Education Group

May 14th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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

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

Educational Class

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

May 20th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for, or considering, an allogeneic (receiving cells from someone else) blood stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help you prepare 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 215-503-7711 if you are interested in attending a class to check eligibility.

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2021-05-20T13:00:00-0400

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Description: This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for, or considering, an allogeneic (receiving cells from someone else) blood stem cell transplant as a treatment option. This class will help you prepare 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 215-503-7711 if you are interested in attending a class to check eligibility.

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Special Event

Mindfulness With Dr. Ana Maria Lopez

May 21st 12:30 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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2021-05-21T12:30:00-0400

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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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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Promising New Cancer Treatments

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Population Science

Population Science

Improving the Wellness of the Population

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News

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Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health in the News

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    NCI–designated since 1996

    Ranked among the best hospitals for cancer care by

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    Your Philadelphia Resource for Nationally Recognized Oncology Expertise 

    ONE of only 70 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S.

    14 owned-sites throughout the Delaware Valley

    20 network affiliate sites

    More than 8,900 patients seen annually

    About 19% of patients enrolled in clinical trials, making us one of the highest performing cancer centers nationally (top 1-2%)

    Ranked "Outstanding" by National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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

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

    Routinely ranked among the top cancer centers nationally by US News & World Report

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