Email

Current Topics in Oncology

An ongoing program of useful topics for patients and their families before, during and after cancer treatment.

For general questions about any of our oncology support services or patient programs, please contact us at 215-955-8370 or patient.programs@kimmelcancercenter.org.

Registration Instructions:

Please call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) or register online below.

Dates Offered:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Speaker(s): Monica Crawford, MA, RD, LDN, Outpatient Oncology Dietitian, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Food as Medicine: Nutrition Post-Therapy and Preventing Recurrence

In this program, learn about the role of diet, weight, exercise and phytochemicals in foods that play a part in preventing cancer recurrence. This class will meet on the 3rd Floor in the Adelson Conference Room.

Medical Office Building
1100 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Friday, March 27, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Speaker(s): Lora Rhodes, MSW, LSW, Department of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Caring for the Caregiver

The presenter will discuss ways family members and friends can address their own needs while providing care for a loved one. This class will meet on the 3rd Floor in the Adelson Conference Room.

Medical Office Building
1100 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Speaker(s): Brooke Wooster, MD, Medical Director, Palliative Care Services

Advance Directives: The Most Important Conversation You Aren't Having

Join us to learn about advance care planning and how vital it is to your medical care and quality of life. This class will meet on the 3rd Floor in the Adelson Conference Room.

Medical Office Building
1100 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107