Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Torrance Memorial
offers ongoing promotion of breast cancer awareness, screening and early
detection. To learn more about your risk for breast cancer, lifestyle
strategies that may reduce risk and recommended screening, contact the
Cancer Resource Center at 310-517-4665. Through the Torrance Memorial
Speakers Bureau, nurses with advanced training in breast health are available to provide
lectures to community groups on breast cancer prevention, treatment and
survivorship. To learn about activities scheduled in October to recognize
Breast Cancer Awareness Month, contact the Breast Health Nurses at the
Breast Diagnostic Center at 310-784-6335.
Breast Self-Examination Training
If you are a woman, you owe yourself a visit to the Torrance Memorial Breast
Diagnostic Center for free breast self-examination training. A registered
nurse who is a Certified Breast Self-Exam Trainer and specializes in all
aspects of breast health. Classes are offered throughout the year. Free
of charge but reservations required. Contact the Breast Health Navigator
at Torrance Memorial
Breast Diagnostic Centerat 310-784-6335 for more information.
Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach
Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach offers support groups and free educational programs for cancer patients,
and their families and loved-ones. Check out their website for South Bay
South Bay Survivorship Consortium Lectures
South Bay Cancer Survivorship Consortium offers lectures on a variety of oncology-related topics throughout the year.
Torrance Memorial Health Education
The Torrance Memorialn Health Education department offers a wide array of
activities and lectures to encourage wellness and healthy living.
Torrance Memorial Survivors Day Event
Every June the Torrance Memorial Cancer Institute offers a free event to
celebrate cancer survivors in our community. The event includes a pasta
dinner, speaker and patient recognitions and is open to cancer survivors
in the community and their loved ones. Check back here in early 2016 for
our next event.
In the South Bay
The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Torrance Memorial Health Conference Center
Art Exhibit: Oncology on Canvas: expressions of a cancer journey sponsored by Lily Oncology, 5:30-6:00pm
South Bay Survivorship Consortium
Speaker: Pam Braun, cancer survivor and author of
The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook with special guest Laura Roe Stevens who will explain and demonstrate
the techniques of Flow Yoga Combining her passions for good food and healthful
living, Pam will talk about what she has learned to help us make delicious,
easy and healthful recipes in our own kitchen and to change what we put
in our grocery carts.
Reserve you place now by calling 310-517-4665 or
National Teleconferences and Webinars
Metastatic Breast Cancer: Understanding and Finding Clinical Trials
Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am PT
Presented By: Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Speaker: Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP, who will talk about clinical trials recruiting
participants, provide strategies and tips for finding open trials for
people with metastatic disease, explain the common myths about clinical
trials and explore factors you may want to consider when deciding whether
to participate in a trial.
Register by calling 855-807-6386.
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