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Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, May 28, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Head and Neck Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Head and Neck Cancer Support Group will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from  9: 45 – 11:15 am. To register, call 215-662-6123 or email: tracy.lautenbach@uphs.upenn.edu January 8th  February 5th  March 5th  April 2nd  May 7th  June 4th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1 West Pavilion. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Hematology Oncology Support Group

Patient and Family Events Hematology Oncology Support Group for patients, families, and friends of patients living with a hematology (blood cancer) diagnosis- The purpose of this group is to have a safe space to discuss emotional concerns, challenges, triumphs, resources, and coping. Group will meet on the 2nd Thursday, of the month from 2-3 pm. Pre-registration for this free program is required. Call 215-614-0651. January 9th  February 13th  March 13th  April 10th  May 8th  June 12th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services Conference Room 1West Pavilion. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

4th Focus on Thyroid Cancer

Special Events Whether you are at risk, newly diagnosed, in treatment or a long-term survivor, you’ll want to get the latest news about this disease. Take charge of your care by getting important information from our expert faculty. Gain hope and support by networking with others. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: • If you are at risk for thyroid cancer • If you have been newly diagnosed, currently in treatment or a long-term survivor • If you are a family member, caregiver or a healthcare professional Register online. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue 3400 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131. Friday, June 12, 2015, 7:30 AM – 3:45 PM. Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue 3400 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131. For more info visit www.oncolink.org.

Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Friday, June 12, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Updates in Oncology: With Proceedings from International Medical Meetings (post ASCO)

Academic Events Thursday, June 18 Updates in Oncology: With Proceedings from International Medical Meetings (post ASCO) 6:00 – 9:15 pm Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA Registration: penncancer.org/cme/onc. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6:00 AM – 9:15 AM. Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. For more info visit penncancer.org.

Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Mantua Community Health Conference

Patient and Family Events Free Glaucoma Screening , Free Dental Exam , Free Blood Pressure Reading , Sign up for Free Mammorgram , Schedule Colonoscopy , Need a Doctor or Second Opinion? We can get you an appointment! Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Saturday, June 27, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. First District Plaza 3801 Market Street Philadelphia PA 19104.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Friday, July 10, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Liver Transplant Support Group

Breast Cancer Penn Transplant Institute is pleased to offer a liver transplant support group for patients and their loved ones. This group consists of patients who are either awaiting transplant or who have been transplanted. The transplant social workers organize the liver transplant support group. Group values include: Confidentiality , Respect for diversity , Respect for the opinions of others The support group meets every other Tuesday at 12 noon. All patients and family members are welcome. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Transplant. Building/Floor: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor Penn Transplant Institute Conference Room 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104. Type of Event: Support Group. Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation

Patient and Family Events Chemotherapy Treatment Orientation:  This class prepares patients with GI cancers and their caregivers for chemotherapy treatment and reviews supportive services available both at Abramson and in the community. Meet important members of your team including nursing, social work, nurse navigation, nutrition and others. This is a time for you and your caregiver to ask questions and gain a better understanding of what to expect during treatment and the services available to support you along the way. Classes are held the 2nd Friday of each month 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM and the last Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM -12:00 NOON.  To register, please call 215-614-1863. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1West Pavilion. Friday, August 14, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.