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Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Dec 1st 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitated by Jacqueline Stulb The holidays bring to mind tables covered with rich foods, desserts, and good company. It may also bring worry about derailing your healthy eating plan, but you can have your holiday feast and eat it too – without guilt! Join Jacqueline as she gives practical advice and sample menu items to support your healthy eating over the holidays!

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Description: Facilitated by Jacqueline Stulb The holidays bring to mind tables covered with rich foods, desserts, and good company. It may also bring worry about derailing your healthy eating plan, but you can have your holiday feast and eat it too – without guilt! Join Jacqueline as she gives practical advice and sample menu items to support your healthy eating over the holidays!

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Supportive Groups & Programs

FIGHTING MEN Fighting CANCER: A Virtual Prostate Cancer Support Group

Dec 1st 7:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Are you a prostate cancer survivor, been recently diagnosed, or are interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group that provides helpful information to survivors, patients, and their caregivers. Have an open discussion with survivors and patients who share their experiences with the disease, treatments, outcomes, and side effects. Occasional guest speakers also provide useful information. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679

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2020-12-01T19:00:00-0500

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Description: Are you a prostate cancer survivor, been recently diagnosed, or are interested in learning more about prostate cancer? Join us on Zoom for a confidential education and support group that provides helpful information to survivors, patients, and their caregivers. Have an open discussion with survivors and patients who share their experiences with the disease, treatments, outcomes, and side effects. Occasional guest speakers also provide useful information. To register, contact Joe Musumeci: joe4seeds@gmail.com or 856-278-1679

Supportive Groups & Programs

Primary and Metastatic Ocular Melanoma (OM) Support Groups (Online/Telephone)

Dec 2nd 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. Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

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2020-12-02T13:00:00-0500

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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. Information: Lauren Johnston, CURE OM Program Manager: ljohnston@melanoma.org

Supportive Groups & Programs

Survivors to Thrivers: Virtual Breast Cancer Support Group

Dec 2nd 4:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitator: Sue Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN Oncology Nurse Navigator & Breast Cancer Survivor While in-person support groups are currently on hold due to social distancing guidelines, Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township is still here to enhance the quality of life for breast cancer survivors in southern New Jersey. Jefferson now offers an online breast cancer survivor support group that provides both education and open discussion through Zoom, until in-person meetings can resume. To register, contact: Susan.Saporito@jefferson.edu.

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2020-12-02T16:30:00-0500

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Description: Facilitator: Sue Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN Oncology Nurse Navigator & Breast Cancer Survivor While in-person support groups are currently on hold due to social distancing guidelines, Jefferson Health’s Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township is still here to enhance the quality of life for breast cancer survivors in southern New Jersey. Jefferson now offers an online breast cancer survivor support group that provides both education and open discussion through Zoom, until in-person meetings can resume. To register, contact: Susan.Saporito@jefferson.edu.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Young Adults with Cancer Support Group

Dec 2nd 5:30 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW 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. Registration: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu

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2020-12-02T17:30:00-0500

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Description: Facilitators: Jodi Sandos, MSW, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW 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. Registration: 215-503-7711 or Jodi.Sandos@jefferson.edu

Educational Class

Blood and Marrow Transplant Education Class for Patients and Their Caregiver (Autologous)

Dec 3rd 1:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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Autologous Stem Cell Transplant *Transplant using your own stem cells This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for or considering 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. A tour of the unit will be available after the class concludes. 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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2020-12-03T13:00:00-0500

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Description: Autologous Stem Cell Transplant *Transplant using your own stem cells This class is recommended for individuals and their caregivers who are preparing for or considering 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. A tour of the unit will be available after the class concludes. 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

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support and Education Group

Dec 4th 12:00 PM virtual program Virtual Program

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This is a six-session support 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. Dec. 4: Skills and Tools: Coping with your Diagnosis This group will be led by oncology social workers Celeste Vaughan-Briggs, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW. Registration required at 215-955-5495. If interested in virtual attendance, please contact Miriam Pomerantz at 215-955-1800.

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2020-12-04T12:00:00-0500

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Description: This is a six-session support 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. Dec. 4: Skills and Tools: Coping with your Diagnosis This group will be led by oncology social workers Celeste Vaughan-Briggs, LCSW, and Miriam Pomerantz, MSW, LSW. Registration required at 215-955-5495. If interested in virtual attendance, please contact Miriam Pomerantz at 215-955-1800.

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