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.


Local Programs

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Webinars

Participating in Decisions about Your Care

Part IV of Life with Cancer: A Guide to Getting the Best Care

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 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

Balancing Work & Cancer Webinar: Disclosure, Privacy & Online Brand

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 3 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers, this free webinar will provide information to help patients think through disclosing their diagnosis, protecting their privacy and managing their online brand. Topics discussed will include: deciding whether to work or take time off; accessing rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); online brand management, including thinking through disclosure on social media; and managing privacy at work and in an online setting

To register click here

Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Part I of Life with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 1 pm – 2 pm 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

Advances in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer

Monday, April 13, 2020, 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

Caregiving for Your Loved One with Cancer

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 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

What's New in the Treatment of Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 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

Progress in the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 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

Managing Side Effects at Work and In School

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 9am PT

Presented by Triage Cancer, this free webinar will discuss the practical and legal tools that exist to minimize challenges and cope with side effects. To register click here

For Caregivers: Care Coordination for Your Loved One Living with Cancer and Other Health Problems

Part V of Life with Cancer: A Guide to Getting the Best Care

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 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 Glioblastoma in Adults

Thursday, April 23, 2020, 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

Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer

Part I of New trends in Immunotherapy

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 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

Triple Negative Breast Cancer and African American Women

Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:30 am – 11:45 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

Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)

Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 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

Current Perspectives on the Treatment of Relapsed/Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Part II of Life with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Thursday, April 30, 2020, 1:00 pm am – 2:00 pm 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


Lectures & Events

Torrance Memorial Survivors Day Event

Every June, the Torrance Memorial Hunt 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 by 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 310-517-7077.

Torrance Memorial Health Education

The Torrance Memorial 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.