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Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, November 24, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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 26, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, November 27, 2014, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held on the 4th Thursday of each month from 4:30 – 6:00 pm, except in August and December. To register, please call 215-349-8183 April 24, 2014 May 22, 2014 June 26, 2014 July 24,2014 September 25, 2014 October 23, 2014 November 27, 2014. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room 1 West Pavilion. Thursday, November 27, 2014, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, December 1, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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, December 3, 2014, 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, December 8, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Breast Cancer Support Group for patients and families will be held on the second Tuesday of the month from 12-1:30 pm. For more information please call 215-614-0651.  No RSVP required.   January 14th  February 11th  March 11th  April 8th  May 11th  June10th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Family Services Conference Room 1West Pavilion. Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 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, December 11, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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, December 12, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, December 15, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Caring for the Caregiver

Patient and Family Events Caring for the Caregiver group for caregivers and loved ones of those with cancer will be held on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. The group is co-sponsored by the Association of Oncology Social Work.  For more information please call 215-614-0651.  No RSVP required to participate.  January 21st   February 18th March 18th  April 15th  May 20th  June 17th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services Conference Room West Pavilion. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Lung Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Lung Cancer Support Group: The lung cancer support group provides a safe space for patients, families and friends of patients living with a lung cancer diagnosis.  We welcome all participants.  The group is scheduled to meet the third Wednesday of each month at 10-11:00am. For further information and to RSVP, please call either Joyce Mitchell (215) 615-0536 or Linda Miller (215) 796-7038. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room West Pavilion. Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, December 22, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, December 29, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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, December 31, 2014, 10:00 PM – Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, January 5, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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, January 7, 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, January 8, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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, January 9, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, January 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Breast Cancer Support Group for patients and families will be held on the second Tuesday of the month from 12-1:30 pm. For more information please call 215-614-0651.  No RSVP required.   January 14th  February 11th  March 11th  April 8th  May 11th  June10th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Family Services Conference Room 1West Pavilion. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, January 19, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Caring for the Caregiver

Patient and Family Events Caring for the Caregiver group for caregivers and loved ones of those with cancer will be held on the third Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. The group is co-sponsored by the Association of Oncology Social Work.  For more information please call 215-614-0651.  No RSVP required to participate.  January 21st   February 18th March 18th  April 15th  May 20th  June 17th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services Conference Room West Pavilion. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Lung Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Lung Cancer Support Group: The lung cancer support group provides a safe space for patients, families and friends of patients living with a lung cancer diagnosis.  We welcome all participants.  The group is scheduled to meet the third Wednesday of each month at 10-11:00am. For further information and to RSVP, please call either Joyce Mitchell (215) 615-0536 or Linda Miller (215) 796-7038. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room West Pavilion. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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, January 28, 2015, 10:00 PM – Thursday, January 29, 2015, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, February 2, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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, February 4, 2015, 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, February 9, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Breast Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Breast Cancer Support Group for patients and families will be held on the second Tuesday of the month from 12-1:30 pm. For more information please call 215-614-0651.  No RSVP required.   January 14th  February 11th  March 11th  April 8th  May 11th  June10th. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Family Services Conference Room 1West Pavilion. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. 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, February 12, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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, February 13, 2015, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Therapy Group for Women with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer We are offering a weekly meeting for women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are undergoing active treatment, or learned they have had a recurrence. This small group will work together in support of each other. To get more information, please contact Erin Volpe, MA at 215-829-7326 or Sarah Scheckter, PhD at 215-829-7341. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Monday, February 16, 2015, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Lung Cancer Support Group

Patient and Family Events Lung Cancer Support Group: The lung cancer support group provides a safe space for patients, families and friends of patients living with a lung cancer diagnosis.  We welcome all participants.  The group is scheduled to meet the third Wednesday of each month at 10-11:00am. For further information and to RSVP, please call either Joyce Mitchell (215) 615-0536 or Linda Miller (215) 796-7038. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Building/Floor: Patient and Family Services conference room West Pavilion. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.