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Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

Jun 1st 6:00 PM

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Going through a loss is difficult and can be personally challenging in different ways. This six-week session group is for adults 18 and older who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died from cancer. Please join us as we share in experiences of grief in a safe and supportive environment and help you to move towards healing.

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2020-06-01T18:00:00-0400

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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: Going through a loss is difficult and can be personally challenging in different ways. This six-week session group is for adults 18 and older who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died from cancer. Please join us as we share in experiences of grief in a safe and supportive environment and help you to move towards healing.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma (OM) Support Group

Jun 3rd 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation's CURE OM, provides virtual support groups to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). These groups are held via a virtual platform so that individuals from across the country can join either by phone or online. Registration and Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

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Description: This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation's CURE OM, provides virtual support groups to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). These groups are held via a virtual platform so that individuals from across the country can join either by phone or online. Registration and Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

Jun 15th 6:00 PM

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Going through a loss is difficult and can be personally challenging in different ways. This six-week session group is for adults 18 and older who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died from cancer. Please join us as we share in experiences of grief in a safe and supportive environment and help you to move towards healing.

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2020-06-15T18:00:00-0400

2020-06-15T19:30:00-0400

Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: Cancer Support and Welcome Center, 914 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Going through a loss is difficult and can be personally challenging in different ways. This six-week session group is for adults 18 and older who are grieving the loss of a loved one who has died from cancer. Please join us as we share in experiences of grief in a safe and supportive environment and help you to move towards healing.

Research

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Grand Rounds Lecture

Jun 17th 12:00 PM

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David Chambers, DPhil, Deputy Director for Implementation Science, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.

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2020-06-17T12:00:00-0400

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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: David Chambers, DPhil, Deputy Director for Implementation Science, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md.

Registration is not required for this event.

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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    NCI–designated since 1996

     

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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

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