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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

Medical Marijuana: What are the benefits and risks, and what does the Pennsylvania program entail?

Mar 4th 12:00 PM

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A Question and Answer Session about Medical Marijuana

Want to know more about Medical Marijuana for cancer? Bring your questions to ask our experts! Getting help with cancer-related symptoms when they occur = better days and less symptoms. Symptoms such as cancer-related pain, neuropathy, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and poor appetite can be helped with symptom management. Learn about the benefits and risks of using medical marijuana, how the local certification program work, and how to access it.

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2020-03-04T12:00:00-0500

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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: Want to know more about Medical Marijuana for cancer? Bring your questions to ask our experts! Getting help with cancer-related symptoms when they occur = better days and less symptoms. Symptoms such as cancer-related pain, neuropathy, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, and poor appetite can be helped with symptom management. Learn about the benefits and risks of using medical marijuana, how the local certification program work, and how to access it.

Registration is not required for this event.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

Mar 6th 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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2020-03-06T18:00:00-0500

2020-03-06T19:30:00-0500

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

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

Description: 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.

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Mar 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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2020-03-10T12:00:00-0400

2020-03-10T13:15:00-0400

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

Mar 18th 1:00 PM

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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.

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2020-03-18T13:00:00-0400

2020-03-18T14:30:00-0400

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

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

Description: 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.

Registration is not required for this event.

Wellness Program

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Stress Busters

Mar 19th 11:00 AM

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Improv with Caroline

Come try out a session on improvisation with our Social Work Intern Caroline. Enjoy a 60 min session of fun-filled improv so you can get out of your mind and into your body. No experience needed- patients and caregivers welcome. Learn some basic skills and tools from the comedic art form of improvisation. While having a blast and meeting new people we will touch on basic skills such as: active listening, collaboration, trusting your instincts, and stress relief.

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2020-03-19T11:00:00-0400

2020-03-19T12:00:00-0400

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

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

Description: Come try out a session on improvisation with our Social Work Intern Caroline. Enjoy a 60 min session of fun-filled improv so you can get out of your mind and into your body. No experience needed- patients and caregivers welcome. Learn some basic skills and tools from the comedic art form of improvisation. While having a blast and meeting new people we will touch on basic skills such as: active listening, collaboration, trusting your instincts, and stress relief.

Registration is not required for this event.

Special Event

Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia 5k Walk/Run & Kids Fun Run

Mar 22nd 7:30 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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2020-03-22T07:30:00-0400

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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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Registration is not required for this event.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

Apr 13th 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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2020-04-13T18:00:00-0400

2020-04-13T19:30:00-0400

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.

Wellness Program

Gentle Chair Yoga for Patients and Caregivers

Apr 14th 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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2020-04-14T12:00:00-0400

2020-04-14T13:15:00-0400

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.

Wellness Program

DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Stress Busters

Apr 16th 11:00 AM

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Making Our Center Bloom

It's finally Spring! Join us in planting flowers and plants to blood outside of our center. All supplies will be provided.

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2020-04-16T11:00:00-0400

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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: It's finally Spring! Join us in planting flowers and plants to blood outside of our center. All supplies will be provided.

Registration is not required for this event.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

May 4th 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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2020-05-04T18:00:00-0400

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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.

Special Event

Annual SKCC Men's Health Event

May 7th 5:00 PM

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Registration is now open for the annual Men's Health Event. Join us at The Prime Rib in Center City for an evening of charity gaming and entertainment in support of prostate cancer research at SKCC. For more information or to register, visit attend.jefferson.edu/skccmenshealth. Contact the Office of Protocol and Special Events at events@jefferson.edu or 215-955-9100 with any questions.

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2020-05-07T17:00:00-0400

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1701 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Location: 1701 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19103

Description: Registration is now open for the annual Men's Health Event. Join us at The Prime Rib in Center City for an evening of charity gaming and entertainment in support of prostate cancer research at SKCC. For more information or to register, visit attend.jefferson.edu/skccmenshealth. Contact the Office of Protocol and Special Events at events@jefferson.edu or 215-955-9100 with any questions.

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Registration is not required for this event.

Supportive Groups & Programs

Bereavement Support Group

May 18th 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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2020-05-18T18:00:00-0400

2020-05-18T19:30:00-0400

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.

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

2020-06-01T19:30:00-0400

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.

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.

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.

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