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

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National Webinars & Programs

Balancing Work & Cancer: Working Through Treatment

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 3 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar will discuss issues related to working through treatment the importance of creating a plan and thinking through the various steps that you can take to make the process as smooth as possible. The topics to be covered topics include:

  • What and whom to tell when disclosing a cancer diagnosis in the workplace
  • Workplace laws that protect patients at both the federal and state levels and how to use them
  • How to arrange reasonable accommodations in the workplace under the ADA
  • Practical strategies to manage treatment side effects and modify their schedule in the workplace

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Genomics and the Future of Cancer Treatment

Monday, October 15, 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


Health Insurance and Open Enrollment

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10 am PT

This free program is presented by the Cancer Legal Resource Center Get the information you need to be prepared for this year’s Open Enrollment period! This webinar will give an overview of insurance basics, current insurance options, consumer protections, and ways to maintain or change coverage, whether you are shopping on or off the health insurance marketplace.

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Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Thursday, October 18, 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


Coping with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Tuesday, October 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


Update on Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Friday, October 26, 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.