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

Educational Workshops

Awaken the Photographer in You:
Beginning Digital Photography Series

Thursdays

August 4, 11, 18 & 25

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Virtual

An introductory course to photography basics on a smart phone or a DSLR. Start your photographic journey by learning how to make the most of your camera's functions through the understanding of apertures, shutter speeds, depth of field, exposure modes, etc. We'll learn from the masters and from sharing our creations with one another. Registration is required in advance of attendance and will be closed after the second class.

An Empowered Journey: The Path of
Treatment for Breast Cancer

Mondays

August 15 & 22

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Hybrid

Join licensed marriage and family therapist and breast cancer survivor Moira- Cecily Brady-Rogers for this series that explores the emotional journey of breast cancer treatment. Moira-Cecily will address the grief, empowerment, and acceptance in associationwith the entirety of the treatment and decision-making process. This will be a safe, closed group where all views and experiences will be held, supported, and affirmed.

Volunteer Info Night

Tuesday

August 16

6:00 – 6:45 pm

In-Person & Virtual

All are invited to attend a volunteer information night. As a non-profit organization with a small staff, we rely heavily on our volunteers to fill a variety of very important roles in our community. CSCP will host a presentation on the different volunteer opportunities available. You will learn about which volunteer opportunities are the best fit for you. We strive to give volunteers a valuable and rewarding volunteer experience that utilizes each person's unique skill set. 

Sexuality and Cancer

Thursday

September 8

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Virtual

Cancer and its treatment can negatively impact various aspects of sexuality including painful intercourse, vaginal dryness, erectile dysfunction, altered body image and fatigue. Sherry Hite, Director of Rehabilitation Services at City of Hope, will review common side effects of treatment and provide practical strategies to overcome these challenges to improve overall sexual function and quality of life.

Mindfulness and Wellness Toolkit with
Heather Gross

Fridays

September 9, 16, 23 & 30

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Virtual

In this series, you will learn self care practices such as breathwork exercises, journaling, mindfulness meditation, and gentle movement, learning to implement self love practices into your everyday life. 

Meals that Heal - 3-Part Series

Tuesdays

September 13, 20 & 27

6:00 – 7:00 pm

In-Person

This three-session series will focus on helping you make healthy and nutritious meals! You will broaden your cooking skillset and nutrition knowledge, while also learning about how to meal plan when you experience side effects that may interfere with your eating. Dena Brummer is the Garden of Hope  Manager/AmeriCorps Fellow within the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at City of Hope. She will infuse her practical experience with solid recommendations while creating a foundation of accessible resources and flexibility that encourages experimentation for all class participants.

Frankly Speaking about Cancer:
Making Treatment Decisions

Monday

September 19

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Virtual

Today more than 16.9 million Americans are cancer survivors, many of whom regularly receive a range of cancer-related treatments. Join City of Hope medical oncologist Dr. Afsaneh Barzi for this program on building awareness among patients and caregivers about being able to talk with their health care team about treatment decision making, side effects, and how to prepare questions for their next appointment.