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

Upcoming Programs

Grow Your Own: Easy Organic Gardening and Healthy Eating

Speaker: Judi Gerber– Garden Coordinator, TMMC; UC Cooperative Extension Los Angeles Certified Master Gardener

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Zoom Meeting (available online or by telephone)
Cost: Free

Please RSVP by Monday March 22, 2021 to receive log-on and call-in instructions. Call 310-517-4660 or click the link below.


Webinars

Current Perspectives on Cancer Survivorship

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2021 from 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: Setting Boundaries

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar will examines boundary-setting at work by focusing on the benefits of employing boundaries as well as the negative impact of a lack of clear boundaries. This session provides tips and tools for implementing and maintaining boundaries that will empower patients and survivors at work. The discussion will explain the importance of boundary-setting at work, help to identify where and how to implement boundaries, and empower patients and survivors to set appropriate and necessary boundaries for themselves.

To register, click here‚Äč.

Adulting 101

Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:00 am – 11:30 am PT

Presented by Triage Cancer, this free live, interactive webinar using Zoom will explore the various aspects of adulthood. Attendees will learn about the various life skills needed to be a functioning adult, including dealing with finances, compiling an adequate insurance portfolio (life, health, disability, etc.), filing taxes, & creating an estate plan. We will also discuss options to protect the right to make decisions about medical care.

To register, click here.

New Perspectives in the Treatment of Advanced Skin Cancer: Advanced Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Cancers

Monday, February 22, 2021 2021 from 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.

Advances in the Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 2021 from 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.


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.