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2016 Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure

Special Events Join Penn's Abramson Cancer Center/Team Trow at this year's Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure. Patients, friends, family, physicians and staff from across the Penn Medicine system will be joining together to fight breast cancer and raise funding for research. JOIN US! Register online, click HERE. Entity: Venue - Other Location. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit rfcphl.convio.net.

Look Good, Feel Better

Pamper yourself as you take control over the cosmetic effects of cancer. Led by a registered cosmetics advisor, this free program helps with: Make up tips Skin Conditioning Hair care and styling Much more, including free cosmetics This workshop is in conjunction with the American Cancer Society and the National Cosmetology Association Please call 215-829-5954 to register by May 2nd as space is limited, and cosmetic kits must be ordered to match skin tone. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building Conference Room, 2nd Floor. Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:45 AM – 12:30 PM.

Support Group for Caregivers: Caring for the Caregiver

Come join our group to gain support during the challenging experience of caring for someone diagnosed with cancer. Open attendance to newcomers each week. Come to as few or as many meeting as you wish. For more information, call or email: Lucretia 215-829-7210 or lucretia.hurley-browning@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building Suite 102. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

WALKABOUT: Looking In, Looking Out

Patient and Family Events Walkabout is a an innovative wellness focused program open to patients at any stage of their journey, and to care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage-making. No art experience is necessary; all program materials are provided. To Enroll: Call Caroline Peterson at 215-829-8700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building 2nd Floor. Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 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, May 13, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

FREE Skin Cancer Screening

Special Events May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This free program is offered to help spread the lifesaving message of early skin cancer detection and prevention. Appointments are encouraged. Call 215.662.2737 to make your reservation. Sponsored by: Penn Dermatology and Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center. Entity: Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Sponsor: Dermatology. Building/Floor: South Pavilion, 1st Floor. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Support Group for Caregivers: Caring for the Caregiver

Come join our group to gain support during the challenging experience of caring for someone diagnosed with cancer. Open attendance to newcomers each week. Come to as few or as many meeting as you wish. For more information, call or email: Lucretia 215-829-7210 or lucretia.hurley-browning@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building Suite 102. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

WALKABOUT: Looking In, Looking Out

Patient and Family Events Walkabout is a an innovative wellness focused program open to patients at any stage of their journey, and to care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage-making. No art experience is necessary; all program materials are provided. To Enroll: Call Caroline Peterson at 215-829-8700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building 2nd Floor. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Support Group for Caregivers: Caring for the Caregiver

Come join our group to gain support during the challenging experience of caring for someone diagnosed with cancer. Open attendance to newcomers each week. Come to as few or as many meeting as you wish. For more information, call or email: Lucretia 215-829-7210 or lucretia.hurley-browning@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building Suite 102. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

WALKABOUT: Looking In, Looking Out

Patient and Family Events Walkabout is a an innovative wellness focused program open to patients at any stage of their journey, and to care partners. Walkabout combines slow mindful walking outside with digital photography and collage-making. No art experience is necessary; all program materials are provided. To Enroll: Call Caroline Peterson at 215-829-8700 or email Caroline.Peterson@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building 2nd Floor. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 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, May 25, 2016, 10:00 PM – Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Support Group for Caregivers: Caring for the Caregiver

Come join our group to gain support during the challenging experience of caring for someone diagnosed with cancer. Open attendance to newcomers each week. Come to as few or as many meeting as you wish. For more information, call or email: Lucretia 215-829-7210 or lucretia.hurley-browning@uphs.upenn.edu. Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital. Sponsor: Cancer - Abramson Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital. Building/Floor: Farm Journal Building Suite 102. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 1:00 PM – 2:00 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, June 10, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:00 PM – Thursday, June 30, 2016, 12:00 AM. 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, July 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. 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. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 10:00 PM – Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:00 AM. Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 3400 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.