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

Advances in Cancer Care: Focus on the prevention and screening of colon cancer
Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Location: Hoffman Health Conference Center
Space is limited. RSVP required by February 27. Please call 310.517.4711


National Webinars & Programs

Progress in the Treatment of Follicular Lymphoma

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 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: Job Search

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10 am PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar will address tips on creating an effective resume, sharpening your interviewing skills (and dealing with questions on resume gaps) and more.

To register click here.


Treatment Update on Liver Cancer and Managing the Cost of Care​

Monday, February 11, 2019, 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, February 21, 2019, 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


Making the Mouth-Body Connection During Cancer Care​

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 1:00pm PST

Presented by Triage Cancer, this free webinar will address simple, yet effective ways to incorporate oral care into the oncology treatment plan to help reduce risks of infections, improve quality of life and potentially treatment outcomes.The mouth is connected to the rest of the body. Oral health and oral hygiene can greatly affect other systemic issues; cancers and treatments for cancers are no exception. This webinar will.To register click here.


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 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 310-517-7707.

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.