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

Educational Workshops

Quiet the Mind Meditation

Wednesday

July 21

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Join Emily Gonzales, Chopra Center™ Certified Instructor to learn techniques for quieting the mind and shifting to a calm and balanced state of wellbeing. Learn tools to develop your own personal meditation practice.

Self-Hypnosis for Calming and Relaxing
Mind & Body

Tuesday

August 10

12:00 – 1:00 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 Mind Flow Hypnosis in Los Angeles.

Breast Reconstruction Options

Tuesday

August 10

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Women with breast cancer and their caregivers are invited to a comprehensive empowerment program that streamlines information, options, and tools for decision-making around breast reconstruction. Presented by Dr. Nima Naghshineh, MD, MSc, plastic & reconstructive surgeon.

Medical Marijuana and other Cannabinoid
Products

Monday

August 17

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Virtual Only

Learn how to qualify for the medicinal use of cannabis and get answers to your questions. Presented by Liz McDuffie of Medical Cannabis Caregivers. The majority of patients who qualify for the medicinal use of cannabis have little or no knowledge regarding its use in treating a medical condition. This workshop will introduce various pharmaceutical grade products including but not limited to tinctures, salves, suppositories, pain patches, sublingual sprays, vapor pens, and more. This is a virtual event to be held via Zoom.

Thyroid Cancer

Tuesday

September 21

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Sasan Fazeli, M.D., oncologic endocrinologist at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on Thyroid Cancer. Dr. Fazeli will discuss screening practices, treatment options, and health monitoring for the disease. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas: Many Diseases Lumped Into One

Tuesday

October 5

6:00 – 7:00 pm

There are over 60 different types of NHL, with different causes, different treatments and different prognoses. Dr. Alexandra Levine will discuss the concepts behind these different types, and will review current treatment strategies for the most common.

Breast Health

Monday

October 18

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Virtual Only

Join City of Hope breast cancer surgeon Dr. Katharine Schulz-Costello for an informative and empowering workshop on breast health. In the workshop, Dr. Schulz-Costello will discuss prevention and lifestyle changes.

Pancreatic Cancer

Tuesday

November 2

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Join Drs. Laleh Melstrom, M.D. surgical oncologist and Vincent Chung, M.D. medical oncologist at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on Pancreatic Cancer. The doctors will discuss screening practices, treatment options, and health monitoring for the disease. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.