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

Educational Workshops

Frankly Speaking about Lung Cancer


October 26

6:00 – 7:00 pm

This program is created for people diagnosed with lung cancer. The materials educate patients on the types on lung cancer, potential treatments and side effects, clinical trials, and the emotional concerns of a lung cancer diagnosis.

Dr. Argelia Jossie Sandoval, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care. She is the Director of Lung Cancer Screening and Co-Director of the Smoking Cessation Program at City of Hope.

Awaken the Photographer in You:
Beginning Digital Photography 5 part series


November 2, 9, 16 &
December 7, 14

4:30 – 5:30 pm

An introductory course to photography basics on a smart phone of a DSLR. Start your photographic journey by lerning 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 with one another our own creations.

Pancreatic Cancer


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.

Loving your Heart after Cancer Treatment


January 11

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Join Dr. R. Fernando Roth, MD, Cardiologist, for a presentation and open discussion about certain chemotherapy and radiation treatments that may have long term side effects on your heart including coronary artery disease, weakening of the heart muscle, rhythm disturbances, and high blood pressure. Learn how to watch for signs of damage and ways to keep your heart as healthy as possible.

The Fundamentals of Estate Planning


January 18

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.