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Home > The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center > Patient Information > Patient Education > Patient Education Resource Rooms
Patient Education Resource Rooms
Finding the Information You Need
We understand and support patients' and families' need for information when making decisions about their treatment plan. Whether you want to learn more about your illness, support programs, prevention, rehabilitative and palliative care, or any other aspect related to your diagnosis or care, the Patient Education Resource Room is convenient and comfortable. Inpatients, outpatients, family members, and friends are encouraged to utilize the many services at their disposal, including computer and Internet access, books, brochures, magazines and more.
Easy and Convenient Access
There are two Resource Rooms with access to information and educational materials. The first Patient Education Resource Room is located on the second floor of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building, close to both the outpatient treatment areas and inpatient rooms, so that patients and visitors can take advantage of its vast resources at a time most convenient to them. The second room is on the first floor, located in the Harry J. Duffey Family Patient and Family Services Suite 1210.
A Variety of Resources
- Computer Access
A public use computer with Internet access is available to patients and families, providing a link to the vast array of cancer-related resources on the web.
Titles covering a wide variety of health and wellness topics are on site.
A variety of consumer health journals are available.
- Pamphlets and Brochures
A wealth of easy-to-read pamphlets and brochures span a wide range of cancer-related topics regarding treatment, support programs, emotional and physical well-being, and more.
- Classes, Support Groups, and Special Events
The Patient Education Resource Room is your link to informative workshops to assist in managing diagnosis and treatment. "Ask the Expert" and "Man to Man Prostate Cancer Education Group" are just two of the special programs offered.
- We hope that the Patient Education Resource Rooms will be a valuable guide in helping you find the answers you need.
Disclaimer: All Information provided is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice for your specific condition.