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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, September 8, 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, September 11, 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, September 22, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk - Lehigh Valley

Special Events The Light the Night Walk ® is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Patients, friends and family are welcome to join the Penn Medicine teams, or support the teams by donating online to an individual or team as a whole. Register for the event, or donate, at PennMedicine.org/LightTheNight. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Allentown, PA 18109. Sunday, September 27, 2015, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

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, September 30, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Eat Your Herbs

Nutrition Programs To register, call 215-829-6560. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 1st Floor Conference Room. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk - Northeast PA

Special Events The Light the Night Walk ® is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Patients, friends and family are welcome to join the Penn Medicine teams, or support the teams by donating online to an individual or team as a whole. Register for the event, or donate, at PennMedicine.org/LightTheNight. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: PNC Field 235 Montage Mountain Road Moosic, PA 18507. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit 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, October 6, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

22nd Life After Breast Cancer Conference

Patient and Family Events Breast Cancer Breakthroughs: A Personalized Approach Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert faculty. Receive hope and support by networking with others. Covering the latest advances in breast cancer.  Conference Chair, Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE Associate Professor, Medicine (Hematology Oncology) and Epidemiology Senior Scholar Co-Program Leader, Breast Cancer Research Program More information to come. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Friday, October 9, 2015, 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Hilton Hotel City Avenue 4200 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131. For more info visit www.oncolink.org.

12th Focus on Gynecologic Cancers Conference

Patient and Family Events HOLD THE DATE Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert faculty. Receive hope and support by networking with others. Covering the latest advances in gynecologic cancers including ovarian , cervical , endometrial , fallopian , uterine , vaginal , vulvar Conference Chair Mark Morgan, MD Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecologic Oncology) Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology More information to come. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Friday, October 9, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hilton Hotel City Avenue 4200 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131. For more info visit www.oncolink.org.

Young Women with Breast Cancer Conference

Patient and Family Events Breast Cancer Breakthroughs: A Personalized Approach Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert faculty. Receive hope and support by networking with others. Covering the latest advances in breast cancer. Conference Chairs, Et-tsu Chen, MD Clinical Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology Medical Director, Penn Radiation Oncology at Penn Medicine Valley Forge Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE Associate Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology Scholar Co-Program Leader, Breast Cancer Research Program Carla Fisher, MD Assistant Professor, Surgery More information to come. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Friday, October 9, 2015, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hilton Hotel City Avenue 4200 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, October 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

20th Annual Sisters Surviving Breast Cancer Conference

Patient and Family Events Held in Collaboration with Women of Faith and Hope, Growing, Evolving, Transforming: Illuminating Lives Sisters Surviving Breast Cancer is a program that provides education, support, and friendship to women touched by breast cancer, their families, and friends. Each year, the program offers an opportunity to gain information and to get questions answered. This year's event is sponsored by the Women of Faith and Hope and by the Abramson Cancer Center.  Covering the latest advances in breast cancer. Conference Chairs Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE Associate Professor, Medicine and Epidemiology Scholar Co-Program Leader, Breast Cancer Research Program More information to come. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Hilton Hotel City Avenue 4200 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131. For more info visit www.oncolink.org.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk - Greater Bucks/Montgomery

Special Events The Light the Night Walk ® is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Patients, friends and family are welcome to join the Penn Medicine teams, or support the teams by donating online to an individual or team as a whole. Register for the event, or donate, at PennMedicine.org/LightTheNight. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Central Park 452 Wells Road Doylestown, PA 18901. Saturday, October 10, 2015, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk - Chester County

Special Events The Light the Night Walk ® is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Patients, friends and family are welcome to join the Penn Medicine teams, or support the teams by donating online to an individual or team as a whole. Register for the event, or donate, at PennMedicine.org/LightTheNight. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Wilson Farm Park 500 Lee Road Wayne, PA 19087. Saturday, October 17, 2015, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit 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, October 20, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Cooking Nutritious and Delicious Fall Recipes

Nutrition Programs To register, call 215-829-6560. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 1st Floor Conference Room. Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Light the Night Walk - Philadelphia

Special Events The Light the Night Walk ® is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Patients, friends and family are welcome to join the Penn Medicine teams, or support the teams by donating online to an individual or team as a whole. Register for the event, or donate, at PennMedicine.org/LightTheNight. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Philadelphia Museum of Art 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130. Saturday, October 24, 2015, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM. For more info visit pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

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, October 28, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, October 29, 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, November 3, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

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, November 13, 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, November 17, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.pennmedicine.org.

Walkabout: Looking In, Looking Out

Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital Events Walkabout is an innovative wellness focused program open to persons in any state of their journey with cancer, and care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage making over eight sessions. Led by art therapist, Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC. To register, call 215-829-6700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building, 2nd Floor. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

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, November 25, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, November 26, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.