Education and community outreach are an important aspect of the cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship services we offer at Torrance Memorial Hunt Cancer Institute. From one-time events to weekly or monthly programs to annual observances, we offer a busy calendar of interesting, informative and even interactive events for the South Bay community.


Upcoming Local Programs

Introducing Integrative Oncology: Your Diet, Your Body

Learn about Integrative Oncology and how combining conventional medicine and complementary therapies can improve the quality of life of cancer survivors. This program will focus on the roles of diet and exercise in powering up survivorship.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Wade Nishimoto, Medical Oncologist
  • Dianne Staso, Registered Dietitian
  • Michael Norder, Yoga Instructor
  • Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2017
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Torrance Memorial Hoffman Health Conference Center
  • Art Exhibit: Oncology on Canvas: expressions of a cancer journey sponsored by Lilly Oncology, 5:30-6:00pm
  • Cost: Free

To reserve your seat call 310-517-4660


National Webinars & Programs

Understanding & Managing Pain

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:00pm PST

  • Presented by Triage Cancer, this free webinar will review different types of pain as well as effective management. Dr. Yvette Colón will provide tips for tracking your pain levels, considering treatment options, talking about pain with your health care team, and other practical suggestions for dealing with pain during and after treatment.
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Highlights from the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting: Part I

Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am -11:30 am PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference. To register or receive more information call 1 800 813 HOPE (4673) or visit www.cancercare.org


Highlights from the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting: Part II

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:30 am -11:30 am PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference. To register or receive more information call 1 800 813 HOPE (4673) or visit www.cancercare.org


Cancer Lectures & Events

Torrance Memorial Survivors Day Event

Every June, the Torrance Memorial Cancer Institute celebrates cancer survivors in our community. The event includes dinner, a guest speaker and survivor tributes. The celebration is free for cancer survivors and their family and friends. Space is limited and reservations are required.

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 310-517-7077. 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. For more information or to be placed on our mailing list, contact the Cancer Resource Center at 310-517-7707.

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.


For more information or to be placed on our mailing list, contact the Cancer Resource Center at 310-517-7077.