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Supportive Groups & Programs

Virtual Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma (OM) Support Group

Jul 6th 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 to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker, and includes a mix of educational and wellness information, as well as space to connect with other patients for emotional support and companionship. Please contact Amy at education@melanoma.org for more information or to register.

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2022-07-06T13:00:00-0400

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Description: This group, in partnership with the Melanoma Research Foundation’s CURE OM, provides virtual support to individuals diagnosed with primary and metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). The group is facilitated by a licensed social worker, and includes a mix of educational and wellness information, as well as space to connect with other patients for emotional support and companionship. Please contact Amy at education@melanoma.org for more information or to register.

Educational Class

Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant Education Class

Jul 6th 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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2022-07-06T13:00:00-0400

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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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Supportive Groups & Programs

Young Adult Group

Jul 6th 5:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This is not your grandmother’s support group. Topics include dating, employment, fertility, and everything else that affects people in the 18-45 age range. Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW and Miriam Pomerantz Kadosh, MSW, LCSW Registration requested: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu.

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2022-07-06T17:30:00-0400

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Description: This is not your grandmother’s support group. Topics include dating, employment, fertility, and everything else that affects people in the 18-45 age range. Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW and Miriam Pomerantz Kadosh, MSW, LCSW Registration requested: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu.

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Wellness Program

Radiant Warrior Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Jul 13th 4:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Available on Zoom or in person: 914 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 Facilitated by: Felicia Greenfield-Blau, LPT, CCE Managing Partner at Reboot IWC Vinyasa flow yoga is a creative form of yoga. Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence. Instructions will be provided, and all levels are welcome. Feel free to have a yoga mat, blocks, and straps to assist with stretches. Benefits of a regular Vinyasa yoga practice include: • The steady cycle of inhales and exhales provides a calming, mental focal point • The continual movements give an added cardiovascular benefit and create internal heat • Increased strength and flexibility

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2022-07-13T16:00:00-0400

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Description: Available on Zoom or in person: 914 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 Facilitated by: Felicia Greenfield-Blau, LPT, CCE Managing Partner at Reboot IWC Vinyasa flow yoga is a creative form of yoga. Yoga poses are linked together with the breath in a flowing sequence. Instructions will be provided, and all levels are welcome. Feel free to have a yoga mat, blocks, and straps to assist with stretches. Benefits of a regular Vinyasa yoga practice include: • The steady cycle of inhales and exhales provides a calming, mental focal point • The continual movements give an added cardiovascular benefit and create internal heat • Increased strength and flexibility

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Three-Part Supportive Medicine Group Visits

Jul 14th 10:00 AM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Brooke Worster, MD, FACP, Greg Garber, LCSW, Nathan Handley, MD, MBA, and Lisa Capparella, LCSW, OSW-C This three-part virtual program will be facilitated by a physician and social worker focusing on helping you and your caregiver identify and develop goals related to quality of life in a team setting. Topics to Include: Cannabis and Supplements Energy and Activity Relationships and Sexual Function Please register for one of the class series. Each class is limited to 8 participants. *An office visit copay will be collected for each session. If you have a financial hardship, please call 215-955-1800 or email CancerSupportCenter@jefferson.edu.

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Description: Facilitated by: Brooke Worster, MD, FACP, Greg Garber, LCSW, Nathan Handley, MD, MBA, and Lisa Capparella, LCSW, OSW-C This three-part virtual program will be facilitated by a physician and social worker focusing on helping you and your caregiver identify and develop goals related to quality of life in a team setting. Topics to Include: Cannabis and Supplements Energy and Activity Relationships and Sexual Function Please register for one of the class series. Each class is limited to 8 participants. *An office visit copay will be collected for each session. If you have a financial hardship, please call 215-955-1800 or email CancerSupportCenter@jefferson.edu.

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Educational Class

Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Education Class

Jul 14th 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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2022-07-14T13:00:00-0400

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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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Chemotherapy Side Effects

Jul 14th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Available on Zoom and in person: 914 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 In this talk, we will review common side effects of chemotherapy, including nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, mouth sores, and hair loss. There will also be time to answer questions about other chemotherapy side effects. Facilitated by: Rose DiMarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

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Description: Available on Zoom and in person: 914 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 In this talk, we will review common side effects of chemotherapy, including nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, mouth sores, and hair loss. There will also be time to answer questions about other chemotherapy side effects. Facilitated by: Rose DiMarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Virtual Brain Tumor Support Group

Jul 14th 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 Healths 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.

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2022-07-14T18:30:00-0400

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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 Healths 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.

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Throat Cancer

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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Promising New Cancer Treatments

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Mobile Screening Van

Mobile Screening Van

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    NCI–designated since 1996

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    ONE of only 71 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers in the U.S.

    More than 8,900 patients seen annually

    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

    Delivering comprehensive care through 4 Advanced Care Hubs across the Delaware Valley

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