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Supportive Care: Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects

May 13th 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by: Rose Dimarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP You’re ready to move on with life after cancer. However, side effects from your disease or aggressive treatment methods may interfere with your quality of life. Some may be temporary, and others may last a lifetime. Learn more about common side effects cancer survivors face and about how to manage them effectively.

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Description: Facilitated by: Rose Dimarco, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP You’re ready to move on with life after cancer. However, side effects from your disease or aggressive treatment methods may interfere with your quality of life. Some may be temporary, and others may last a lifetime. Learn more about common side effects cancer survivors face and about how to manage them effectively.

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Supportive Groups & Programs

Brain Tumor Support Group at Jefferson

May 13th 6:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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A monthly group for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and their supporters. Location: Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience 900 Walnut St, Third Floor Conference Room, Philadelphia For more info, contact Judy.Boldurian@jefferson.edu or Lauren.Barbieri@jefferson.edu

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Description: A monthly group for individuals diagnosed with a brain tumor and their supporters. Location: Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience 900 Walnut St, Third Floor Conference Room, Philadelphia For more info, contact Judy.Boldurian@jefferson.edu or Lauren.Barbieri@jefferson.edu

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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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Whether it’s yours or a loved one’s, coping with a cancer diagnosis is deeply personal. But you don’t have to go it alone. Our Cancer Support and Welcome Center offers a range of programs for patients and caregivers.

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