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.
Check back for future local programs!
Enhancing Your Skills: Prepping for Success: Balancing Work & Cancer Webinar
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10 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.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:00 am PST
Presented by Triage Cancer, this free webinar will help you understand
insurance coverage for prescription drugs, how to maximize that coverage,
and how to get help paying for out of pocket prescription drug costs.
To register, click here
Highlights from the 2020 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual
Meeting: Unite and Conquer: Accelerating Progress Together
Thursday, July 30, 2020 10:30 am – 12:00 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
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
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
South Bay Survivorship Consortium Lectures
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
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.