Top oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, and other medical specialists give presentations designed specifically for people with cancer and their loved ones

Educational Workshops

Bringing Care to Patients: Telemedicine

Tuesday

December 1

2:00  – 3:00 pm

In this interactive workshop, Dr. Stephen Sentovich, M.D., M.B.A will cover the current state of virtual care. With the pandemic, so many questions remain about navigating appointments on a telemedicine platform, engaging treatment teams virtually, and safely accessing medical treatments and services. Dr. Sentovich, a surgical oncologist from City of Hope, will answer these questions and more.

Reiki Meditation

Wednesday

December 9

2:00  – 2:50 pm

Experience a guided meditation along with Distance Reiki (energy healing) from the comfort of home. Reiki is a form of energy healing that works even through distance. It has many benefits and may assist in decreasing symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. Many feel a sense of calm and ease after receiving Reiki—some people fall asleep because they become so relaxed and comfortable! Meditation may help reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep, improve mood, decrease chronic pain, decrease blood pressure, boost the immune system, increase energy, improve concentration, and reduce the symptoms and side effects of cancer. Kristina Nikols is a Reiki Master Teacher, Holistic Health Coach, and Yoga Kids Instructor who is based in Pasadena, CA. 

Getting Financially Fit

Wednesday

December 16

4:00  – 5:00 pm

Join Aram Schotts, CFP, Gamble Jones Investment Counsel, for an informative presentation on taking charge of your financial health. He will discuss the financial planning process, how to build habits to improve your financial health, and the many tools available for helping you reach your goals.

Complimentary and Natural Therapies

Thurssday

January 7

5:00  – 6:00 pm

Join Robert Chu, PhD, L.Ac., QME to learn how acupuncture, nutrition and exercise can be integrated with standard medical protocols to help reduce the side effects of cancer.

The Fundamentals of Estate Planning

Monday

January 11

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Join Erica B. Deutsch and Brittany D. Hansen to learn the fundamentals and process of developing an effective estate plan in California. They will provide you with tools to make important decisions concerning your estate plan. Erica and Brittany are attorneys with Henderson Caverly Pum & Trytten LLP in the Southern California area.

Balancing Work and Cancer

Tuesday

January 19

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Working after a cancer diagnosis can come with many unexpected challenges. These challenges include disclosure in the workplace, taking time off from work, or returning to work after treatment, to name a few. Join Nicole Jarvis, LCSW and Senior Manager of Programs at Cancer and Careers, to learn about some of the ways to manage working during, or after, treatment.

Eat to Live Well - 3 Part Series

Wednesdays

February 3 , 10, & 17

3:00  – 4:00 pm

Let’s Zoom together for this three part fun and informative nutritional food workshop with Pam Braun, author of The Ultimate Anti-Cancer Cookbook. Pam will be covering important food topics like what to eat, what not to eat, how to shop, what to cook and how to cook it; all focused on avoiding cancer or a recurrence. She will also cover how to eat out healthfully whether at a restaurant on getting takeout. Pam, a former chef and restaurant owner, was diagnosed in 2004 at the age of 52 with a 15% chance of survival and a 75% chance of recurrence. Her fierce determination to do all she could through her cancer journey through the present, in conjunction with traditional medical treatment, compelled her to begin researching the science of food and its relationship to cancer.

Self Hypnosis for Calming & Relaxing

Tuesday

March 2

4:00  – 5:00 pm

Join Certified Clinical Consulting Hypnotist, Carmela Tunzi, for a guided progressive relaxation, customized for individual needs. Before beginning, make sure you’re in a safe comfortable place with no distractions. Carmela Tunzi is the owner of MindFlow Hypnosis in Los Angeles (Atwater Village).

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