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

Please check back for future programs.


Webinars

Sex and Sexuality – During and After Treatment, Session 3: Ways to Wellness Monthly Workshop Series

Thursday, July 1, 2021 3 pm – 4:30 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.

Enhancing Your Skills: Prepping for Success: Balancing Work & Cancer Webinar

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 10:30 am -11:30 am PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar will help you identify what you can do already and what you need to learn in order to land the role you want and make sense of the alphabet soup of skills and how to add to your personal batch to make it even richer.

To register, click here.

Mindful Moments for Caregivers

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 1 pm PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference that runs monthly on the second Tuesday of every month. It will focus on caregivers who want to concentrate on their own self-care practices. Each month will feature a new self-care practice for caregivers to engage in and then discuss.

To register or receive more information call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or contact Alyson Erardy, LMSW at 212-712-8075 or aerardy@cancercare.org.

Sex & Sexuality During & After Cancer Treatment: Young Adult Coping Circle Virtual Workshops

Thursday, July 20, 2021 3 pm – 4:30 pm PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference but pre-registration is required. To register or receive more information call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or contact our Young Adult Program Manager, Marlee Kiel, LMSW, at 212-712-8029 or mkiel@cancercare.org.

Ask the expert: Triple-negative breast cancer

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 4:00 pm PST

Presented by Living Beyond Breast Cancer, this free webinar will answer your questions about triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) symptoms, side-effects, and treatment options for early stage and metastatic breast cancer. Understanding your sub-type and its treatment options will help you make the best decisions for you. The speaker is Elaine Walsh, MB BCh BAO, PhD, is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in the treatment of people with breast cancer.

To register, click here.

Restorative Yoga for Stress Relief

Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:00 am PST

Presented by Triage Cancer, this webinar is a FREE restorative yoga class presented by Tara from Lov Yoga. This gentle practice includes relaxing postures, breathwork and a deep relaxation meditation that will leave you feeling renewed. There will be time for community connection before and after the class. Come cool off from summer heat and feel stress slip away. All attendees will have the opportunity to ask the speakers questions in real time via a chat-box.

To register, click here.

The Top 5 Most Important Nutrition Tips for Cancer Treatment (In Partnership with Savor Health)

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3 pm – 4:30 pm PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference but pre-registration is required. To register or receive more information call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or contact our Young Adult Program Manager, Marlee Kiel, LMSW, at 212-712-8029 or mkiel@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.

This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Torrance Memorial's Survivors Day celebration has been canceled. For additional information or questions, please contact the Torrance Memorial Cancer Survivorship Program by calling 310-257-5718 or by emailing us at CancerSurvivor@tmmc.com.

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.