Cancer Institute >

Lectures and Events

Torrance Memorial Cancer Care

Cancer Lectures and Events

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 Center at 310-784-6335 for more information.

Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach

The 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 activities.

South Bay Survivorship Consortium Lectures

The 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 classes, 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
  • Cost: Free
  • Presented By: 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 register here.

National Teleconferences and Webinars

Environmental Health: Making Healthy Living Choices

  • Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am PT
  • Cost: Free
  • Presented By: Living Beyond Breast Cancer
  • Speaker: Mia Davis, head of health and safety at the skincare and cosmetic company Beautycounter, will discuss what environmental health means, why low-dose exposure to chemicals in everyday products may lead to harm and tips and resources for choosing healthier everyday products such as cosmetics, food and beverage containers and household cleaners.

Register by calling 855-807-6386 or visiting

Cancer Care at
Torrance Memorial

Comprehensive treatment, compassionate staff, committed to you


Hunt Cancer Institute featured in the current issue of ACCC Journal

Find A Physician

Finding a physician who specializes in cancer treatment.

Call 310-517-4665 | Our Care Team

Resources and Support

Our Cancer Resource Center can navigate you or a loved one through the cancer treatment

Learn More