- Precision Medicine, an innovative approach that uses state-of-the-art genetic analysis to develop targeted, individualized treatment for cancer patients.
- Opportunities to take part in cutting-edge clinical trials and research.
- Distinctive services like Telehealth, and Jefferson’s Senior Adult Oncology Program, which provides specialized care for older adults battling cancer.
HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 08/01/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.
Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Afternoon - 08/02/2016
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.
Chair Yoga - 08/03/2016
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.
Art Discovery Workshops - 08/03/2016
The act of creating art in a nourishing, peaceful environment often allows the mind and body to relax, to experience stillness, a zone of acceptance that carries on to daily activity. Explore your creativity through various art techniques, including drawing, painting, collage, and clay in a supportive and playful environment.
Reflexology - 08/04/2016
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.