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The Cancer Support and Welcome Center

The Cancer Support and Welcome Center

at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health
offers free support groups, classes, counseling and more 
for patients, caregivers and anyone touched by the disease.

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Educational Class

Survivorship and Graft vs. Host Disease (Post Allogeneic Transplant)

Sep 19th 12:00 PM

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Graft vs. Host Disease may occur after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in which someone receives bone marrow tissue or cells from a donor. In this program, Dr. Wagner will share with you the causes, symptoms, and treatment for this condition and discuss important survivorship concerns.

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2019-09-19T12:00:00-0400

2019-09-19T13:15:00-0400

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

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

Description: Graft vs. Host Disease may occur after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in which someone receives bone marrow tissue or cells from a donor. In this program, Dr. Wagner will share with you the causes, symptoms, and treatment for this condition and discuss important survivorship concerns.

Special Event

Legacy of Hope PHL24 Stair Climbing Marathon

Sep 20th 3:00 PM

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Join the SKCC relay team at the Art Museum steps for Legacy of Hope's PHL24, a 24-hour stair climbing marathon to support cancer research and Philadelphians being treated for cancer who are facing financial hardships. Sign up to join Team SKCC at http://www.skcc.life.

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2019-09-20T15:00:00-0400

2019-09-21T15:00:00-0400

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Description: Join the SKCC relay team at the Art Museum steps for Legacy of Hope's PHL24, a 24-hour stair climbing marathon to support cancer research and Philadelphians being treated for cancer who are facing financial hardships. Sign up to join Team SKCC at http://www.skcc.life.

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Registration is not required for this event.

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Oct 8th 12:00 PM

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Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

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2019-10-08T12:00:00-0400

2019-10-08T13:15:00-0400

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

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

Description: Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

Educational Class

Getting Started: Internet, E-mail and Tele-Health Basics

Oct 10th 9:30 AM

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Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

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2019-10-10T09:30:00-0400

2019-10-10T11:00:00-0400

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

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

Description: Learn about how personal technology can help you navigate your health care. This session aims to help you discover new uses for your smartphone and other technologies. This session will provide hands on assistance and will cover creating e-mail addresses, utilizing Jefferson applications, and staying safe online. Patients can expect to leave this session feeling more comfortable utilizing JeffConnect video visits to communicate with their doctor. This session will be offered monthly and can be attended multiple times to hone your technology skills.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Pharmacy Lecture Series

Oct 10th 1:00 PM

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Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

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2019-10-10T13:00:00-0400

2019-10-10T14:00:00-0400

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

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

Description: Pharmacists will provide practical information on a variety of medication and drug related topics.

Educational Class

Imaging Basics

Oct 15th 12:00 PM

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Jefferson is committed to providing the most advanced diagnostic, screening, staging and treatment monitoring, using the very latest equipment. We offer supportive care and treatment, which may include imaging to pinpoint surgical removal of the cancer and then to evaluate effectiveness of surgery, as well as imaging to aid in planning and then ongoing monitoring of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Join our imaging department for a discussion about the following modalities that may be used in your cancer diagnosis and treatment: CT scan, MRI, and PET CT Scan.

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2019-10-15T12:00:00-0400

2019-10-15T13:15:00-0400

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

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

Description: Jefferson is committed to providing the most advanced diagnostic, screening, staging and treatment monitoring, using the very latest equipment. We offer supportive care and treatment, which may include imaging to pinpoint surgical removal of the cancer and then to evaluate effectiveness of surgery, as well as imaging to aid in planning and then ongoing monitoring of chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Join our imaging department for a discussion about the following modalities that may be used in your cancer diagnosis and treatment: CT scan, MRI, and PET CT Scan.

Educational Class

Understanding the Financial Impact of Cancer – Insurance 101 and Copay Assistance Programs

Oct 16th 12:00 PM

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Angie Santiago will talk about the impact of cancer on your finances. She will discuss Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as copay assistance programs.

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2019-10-16T12:00:00-0400

2019-10-16T13:30:00-0400

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

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

Description: Angie Santiago will talk about the impact of cancer on your finances. She will discuss Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act, as well as copay assistance programs.

Special Event

Breast Cancer and Related Diseases Symposium

Oct 19th 9:00 AM

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Join us at this educational event hosted by our multidisciplinary team of breast care clinicians. Learn about the latest advances in clinical treatments, research, and the future of breast cancer. There will also be a patient guest speaker who will share her journey from diagnosis to survivorship.

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2019-10-19T09:00:00-0400

2019-10-19T13:30:00-0400

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Join us at this educational event hosted by our multidisciplinary team of breast care clinicians. Learn about the latest advances in clinical treatments, research, and the future of breast cancer. There will also be a patient guest speaker who will share her journey from diagnosis to survivorship.

Special Event

PurpleStride 2019

Nov 2nd 7:15 AM

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Join or donate to Team Jefferson 2019 at the PurpleStride Philadelphia to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease.

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2019-11-02T07:15:00-0400

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Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park

Location: Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park

Description: Join or donate to Team Jefferson 2019 at the PurpleStride Philadelphia to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease.

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Registration is not required for this event.

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Nov 12th 12:00 PM

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Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

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2019-11-12T12:00:00-0500

2019-11-12T13:15:00-0500

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

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

Description: Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

Special Event

14th Annual Pancreatic Cancer and Related Diseases Patient Symposium

Nov 16th 9:00 AM

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Join Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, and other renowned speakers as they provide an update on research and treatments for pancreatic cancer and related diseases. Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists will be on hand to discuss the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

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2019-11-16T09:00:00-0500

2019-11-16T14:00:00-0500

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19107

Location: Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust St. Philadelphia, PA 19107

Description: Join Charles J. Yeo, MD, FACS, the Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chair of Surgery, and other renowned speakers as they provide an update on research and treatments for pancreatic cancer and related diseases. Our multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists will be on hand to discuss the latest in medical therapies, surgical options, and innovative research. For more information or to register, please visit the event website.

Learn More

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Dec 10th 12:00 PM

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Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

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2019-12-10T12:00:00-0500

2019-12-10T13:15:00-0500

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

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

Description: Enjoy the many benefits of adaptive chair yoga for cancer survivors and for caregivers. This yoga experience is flexible for your unique needs, and no experience is necessary.

Services


Location

Location

914 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107


215-955-1800
CancerSupportCenter@jefferson.edu

Hours

Hours

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sidney Kimmel
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