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

Educational Workshops

An Interview with Fred Claire

Monday

March 1

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Fred Claire, who assembled the 1988 world championship Dodgers team as its general manager, will be visiting CSCP to talk about his life and his personal cancer experience. The recently released "Extra Innings," written by Tim Madigan, chronicles Mr. Claire's incredible baseball career and his own cancer diagnosis and treatment at City of Hope. Join us for an interactive and meaningful evening with one of baseball's best.

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).

Gallbladder and Bile Duct Tumors

Tuesday

March 2

6:00  – 7:00 pm

"I have been diagnosed with an uncommon cancer (bile duct/gallbladder cancer). What do I ask my doctor?" Sometimes, the hardest part about that first doctor visit is knowing what to ask or expect. Dr. Aaron Lewis will take patients through the steps of getting a diagnosis of a rare cancer such as bile duct/gallbladder cancers, decisions that will need to be made and up to date treatment options. He will discuss what questions to ask your doctors when presented with the unknowns associated with an uncommon cancer to stay informed. Join Dr. Aaron Lewis, oncologic surgeon at City of Hope, for this cancer awareness month presentation on gallbladder and bile duct tumors.

Dog Therapy: Changing Tears to Smiles

Monday

March 8

March 15

5:00  – 6:00 pm

Join Rose Nielsen and her certified therapy dog, Blondie, for an informative, therapeutic, and family-friendly two part series. In the first meeting, Rose will share information about pet therapy and the amazing work that Blondie does at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In the second meeting, we will get to meet and interact with Blondie! Please preregister as we will be giving books to those in attendance.

Colorectal Cancer

Monday

March 8

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Cancer Awareness Month Workshop: Colorectal Cancer Join Dr. Andreas Kaiser, MD FACS FASCRS, Professor and Chief of the Division of Colorectal Surgery at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on colorectal cancer. Dr. Kaiser will discuss screening practices, treatment options, and health monitoring for the disease. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.

COVID-19: Information & Discussion

Tuesday

March 9

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease expert, for this informative discussion on the COVID 19 pandemic. Since 1992, Dr. Shriner has served as a faculty member at Huntington Hospital. In addition to her invaluable national leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Shriner is the founder and director of Huntington’s Phil Simon Clinic, which provides complete HIV and infectious disease care for the underserved in the San Gabriel Valley. There will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end of the workshop.

Ask the Doctor

Tuesday

March 30

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Fernando Roth, MD for an interactive question and answer session. We welcome attendees to ask questions about health monitoring, strategies to enhance survivorship, and other general medical questions. While Dr. Roth cannot provide personalized treatment recommendations, he can help to point you in the right direction. Come ready with questions and some pen and paper!

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Tuesday

April 20

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Jekwon Yeh, M.D., radiation oncologist at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on HPV, which is related to several cancer diagnoses. Dr. Yeh will discuss screening practices, treatment options, and health monitoring for the disease. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.

What's in Your Heart

Thursday

April 22

6:00  – 7:00 pm

In this virtual art therapy workshop co-hosted with Walk with Sally, a licensed therapist will lead an exercise that serves as an open ended question about how the child views their world at the moment. The objective of this workshop is to help children to develop vocabulary and identification of feelings to promote healthy expression of emotion. In this interactive, art based workshop, attendees will have conversations about the communication of feelings.

Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Tuesday

May 4

6:00  – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Farah Abdulla, M.D., dermatologist at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on Melanoma and Skin Cancer. Dr. Abdulla will discuss screening practices, treatment options, and health monitoring for the disease. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.

Painted Rocks with Well Beings Studio

Thursday

May 6

3:00  – 4:00 pm

Join Sharon Frances, Executive/ Artistic Director of Well Beings Studio, for this artistic and engaging workshop for CSCP Children and Families. Well Beings Studio provides social emotional arts workshops to support children impacted by their or their loved ones’ cancer. Participants will experience hands-on creative activities to support emotional well-being and healing in an inclusive, safe space. Please pre-register as there are instructions and supplies that will be provided to those who attend.

Slow Flow Yoga for Youth

Thursdays

May 6, 13, 20 & 27

6:15  – 7:00 pm

Slow Flow Yoga for Youth with Heather- a certified yoga and mindfulness teacher, and licensed voice and speech therapist, combines mindful movement, a gentle flow, guided meditation, and sound to calm the central nervous system and access a state of calm and hope. All levels and ages are welcome!

Advances in the Treatment of Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Wednesday

July 14

3:00  – 4:00 pm

Join Drs. Lee Zuckerman, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, and Mark Agulnik, M.D., medical oncologist at City of Hope, for this interactive workshop on Sarcoma. The doctors will discuss advances in the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas. There will be an opportunity for Q&A throughout the workshop.

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.

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.

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