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Celebration of Hope

Presented by Cancer Support Community of Greater Philadelphia at Ridgeland Mansion, Philadelphia PA

Oct 26 2018
Celebration of Hope

Join us for this free educational and inspirational event for patients, caregivers, and survivors presented by the Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia.

This free event is held every two years at the Ridgeland Mansion in West Fairmount Park (4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131). Join us for a day of informational and inspirational activities, to include a keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and resource tables.

Registration is required

Keynote SpeakerSaar Gill, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; member, Abramson Cancer

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Registration required at or by calling 215-879-7733

This event is free and open to our surrounding community of patients, caregivers, and survivors who have been impacted by cancer.

Contact: 2158797733


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Additional time info:

9:00am Registration, Complimentary bagels, fruit & beverages, Resource and Vendor Exhibitor Tables Open

9:45am Welcome, Kelly Harris, CEO

9:55 -10:55am Megan Shank, Holistic Farms, Therapeutic & Palliative Benefits of Cannabis

11:15am -12:15pm Breakout Sessions

NIA (Mind/Body Movement)

Q&A on Pennsylvania Cannabis Program

The Neuroscience of Social Media Connections

Music As Medicine Interactive Workshop

12:15 -1:00pm Complimentary Lunch Buffet

12:45 -1:45pm Grace & Life Interrupted: Interactive media presentations & discussions facilitated by Beth Cribb, Mowie Freeman & volunteers

2:00 -2:15pm CSCGP Community Connections

2:15 -3:15pm Keynote Speaker: Dr. Saar Gill, PENN Abramson Cancer Center on “Gene Therapy for Cancer Treatment”

3:15-3:30pm Thank you & Closing Activity

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Ridgeland Mansion

4100 Chamounix Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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    • Wheelchair Access

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