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

Cancer Survivors, Integrative Medicine and the Use of Supplements & Vitamins

When: May 26, 2021 | 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Speaker: Nicole Alexander-Spencer, MD- Primary Care Physician and Integrative Medicine Specialist


Webinars

Progress in the Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Monday, May 3, 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.

Update on the Treatment of Bladder Cancer
Part I of Living with Bladder Cancer

Wednesday, May 5, 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.

Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 300 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar will address LinkedIn which has become an incredibly important tool for conducting a successful job search today. This networking tool can be a major asset for survivors who are looking for work after cancer. This webinar will cover tips to help you build an effective profile, including: Deciding whether or not to disclose cancer history on LinkedIn; Creating a compelling profile despite gaps in employment due to treatment; How to fully populate the skills & endorsements section on LinkedIn and How to ask for substantive recommendations that avoid mention of cancer history.

To register, click here.

Health Insurance Appeals

Thursday, May 6 , 2021 9:00 am PST

Presented by Triage Cancer, this is a free webinar that will explore the health insurance appeals process. Attendees will learn about how to navigate the appeals process for private health insurance, employer-sponsored health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid.

To register, click here.

Progress in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

Thursday, May 6, 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.

Update on CAR T Cell Therapy

Monday, May 10, 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.

Update on Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)

Wednesday, May 12, 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.

Life with Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD) Post Allogeneic Stem Cell or Bone Marrow Transplantation: New Treatment Approaches

Thursday, May 13, 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.

What's New Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer
Part I of The Role of Diagnostic Technologies in Transforming the Treatment of People Living with Cancer

Monday, May 17, 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.

Understanding the Role of Immunotherapy in Treating Cancer
Part I of New Trends in Immunotherapy

Wednesday, May 19, 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.

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

Thursday, May 20, 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.

Managing the Side Effects of Immunotherapy
Part II of New Trends in Immunotherapy

Wednesday, May 26, 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.