BRAIN Behavioral Change Center
Smoking cessation programs are available through the Paul F. Harron, Jr. Lung Center.
Tracey L. Birnhak Nutritional Counseling Program
A healthy diet can help lower your risk for cancer, and prevent recurrence. The Tracey L. Birnhak Nutritional Counseling Program is a vital component to our patients care. Hear more healthy eating tips here.
Integrative Medicine and Wellness
See a video about how reiki, yoga, acupuncture, massage and other tools are helping to ease the burden of cancer for our patients and families. Join efforts to raise funds for a dedicated Relax and Renew Retreat for cancer patients by making a gift here.
Whether or not you have been directly affected by cancer, mindful meditation tools are a powerful way to increase awareness and methods to cope with stress. For course offerings or to make a gift to support bringing mindfulness to more people, click here.
Life doesn’t stop with a cancer, and as survivorship continues to improve, it is important to be aware of potential long-term side-effects from treatments, risk factors to discuss with your primary care physician, as well as screenings for recurrence. Read the story of Shantae ‘Shani’ Ockimey, a childhood cancer survivor and program participant.
Support groups, psychosocial counselors through the Paula A. Seidman Psychosocial Counseling Program, social workers, and navigators are available to help at little or no cost.
OncoLink is the web’s first cancer information resource, started at Penn before google and yahoo, and provides important information and resources about cancer care, as well as blogs from a diverse set of voices. Check out their Holiday Survival Guide for helpful hints and precious memories from cancer survivors and their families.
Patient Education Conferences are available at no cost throughout the year, providing a forum to learn from experts across disciplines about the latest advances in care and treatment as well as meet other patients and survivors during these day-long, disease specific conferences. See upcoming events here.
Philanthropy enables the Abramson Cancer Center to stay at the forefront of advanced research and provide the most comprehensive compassionate care and support services – providing hope to patients and families. Help support our mission by making a gift today.