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Lectures, Events & Webinars

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 local programs.


Webinars

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer: Treatment Update

Monday, June 1, 2022 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 click here.

Setting Boundaries

Tuesday, June 1, 2022 at 3:00 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free webinar 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.

The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 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 click here.

Chemotherapy Treatment Side Effects: Prevention & Management

Friday, June 10, 2022 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 click here.

Gastric Cancer: Treatment Advances

Monday, June 13, 2022 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 click here.

Mesothelioma: Innovative Treatment Options

Monday, June 13, 2022 from 12:30 pm -1:30 pm PT

Presented by CANCERcare.org this is a free teleconference. To register or receive more information call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673) or click here.

Genomic Testing and Current Trends in the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Part III of Living with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 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 click here.

Engaging in Policy & Legislative Advocacy

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Presented by Triage Cancer, this is a free webinar provides insider tips for how to better engage in legislative and policy advocacy and how to leverage these skills on behalf of the cancer community. To register, click here.

Update on Marginal Zone Lymphoma (MZL)

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 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 click here.

National Conference on Work & Cancer

Friday, June 24, 2022 from 5:45 am – 2:00 pm PT

Presented by Cancer+Careers this free, daylong event, which explores the complexities of balancing treatment and recovery with employment is open to patients, survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, advocates, employers/HR and anyone else touched by cancer. Topics include: balancing treatment and work, making disclosure decisions, legal rights, communicating effectively, job search, career change, networking, self-care and more! To register, click here.

Liver Cancer: Treatment Updates

Monday, June 27, 2022 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 click here.

What's New in Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Small Cell Lung Cancer: Part II of Living with Small Cell Lung Cancer

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 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 click here.

HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer: What's New in Treatment & Quality-of-Life

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 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 click here.


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.

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.

Contact the Hunt Cancer Institute

We are here for you every step of the way

310-517-7077

CancerAnswers@tmmc.com

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