Jefferson University Hospitals

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Support & Resources

Support & Resources

We know having a brain tumor can be stressful for you and your loved ones. You don’t have to go it alone. Our support services can help you and/or your family throughout your diagnosis, treatment and survivorship journey.

The Brain Tumor Center at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson offers:

Brain Tumor Support Group

If you have been diagnosed with a brain tumor, join us the second Thursday of every month for our Brain Tumor Support Group. Patients and families will have the opportunity to share information, gain insight and develop coping strategies to face the challenges with living with this condition. 

When: 2nd Thursday of the month
Time: 6:30 - 8p.m.
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience
900 Walnut Street
Third Floor Conference Room
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Register: E-mail to register

Patient & Family Support for Cancer

The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson is your partner on the road to recovery. Read more about our oncology social workers, events, support groups, nutrition counseling and financial assistance services.

Fertility Preservation/Counseling Services

The Reproductive Medicine Associates of Philadelphia helps thousands of families in the Delaware Valley achieve their dream of parenthood. Turn to us for information on fertility preservation and more. Read more about our services.

Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship

The Neu Center for Supportive Services works in conjunction with the Brain Tumor Center and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center to ensure you are given a chance to address the emotional and physical stresses of living with a brain tumor. Read more about our program.

Brain Tumor Webinar

This exclusive webinar on innovations at brain tumor care at Jefferson granted unparalleled access to the latest at the Brain Tumor Center. The event included some of Jefferson's own renowned physicians and surgeons, including:

  • James J. Evans, MD
  • Wenyin Shi, MD, PhD
  • Kevin D. Judy, MD
  • Nina L. Martinez, MD