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Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum: Updates from ASCO 2020

Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum: Updates from ASCO 2020

June 10, 2020

2019 Grand MMTI Dinner Faculty Presentations

2019 Grand MMTI Dinner Faculty Presentations

June 9, 2020

From Fall 2019, the UCSF Multiple Myeloma program presents the Grand MMTI Dinner Faculty Presentations, with presentations on immunotherapy, PARP inhibitors, CAR T therapy and more, with Thomas Martin, MD, Arun Wiita, MD, PhD, Guy Ledergore, MD, PhD, Sandy Wong, MD, Nina Shah, MD, and Jeff Wolf, MD.

The Healing Power of Gratitude, Joy and Love, with Will Pye

The Healing Power of Gratitude, Joy and Love, with Will Pye

May 21, 2020

Interweaving personal experience, scientific data, and timeless spiritual wisdom with humor, Will Pye, author of Blessed with a Brain Tumor, shares how to cultivate gratitude, joy and love to be not just a cancer survivor, but a cancer thriver.

Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum: Breast Cancer in the time of COVID-19

Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum: Breast Cancer in the time of COVID-19

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020. The latest Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum discussed breast cancer treatment during the COVID pandemic, with an emphasis on what UCSF is doing to manage treatment and care. Moderated by Hope Rugo, MD. With guests Pelin Cinar, MD, Manisha Israni-Jiang, MD, and Laura Esserman, MD, MPH.

Non-Toxic Tips for Healthy Living

Non-Toxic Tips for Healthy Living

February 25, 2020

Karen Wang, PhD, Director of the Collaborative for Health and the Environment, reveals which harmful chemicals and carcinogens are in commonly used products, and learn how to make safer choices and simple tips for creating a non-toxic home.

Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds: Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery

Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds: Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery

January 30, 2020

Linda Carlson, PhD summarizes the origins and development of the Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) program, as well as her team's 20-year research program evaluating the efficacy of MBCR for treating cancer-related symptoms and side-effects.

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Family Caregivers

Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Family Caregivers

January 30, 2020

Linda Carlson, PhD, co-founder and primary researcher of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR) provides an introduction to the MBCR program, a 9-week program for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers, based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, in the 1980s.

Eat to Nourish Workshop

Eat to Nourish Workshop

September 12, 2019

Eat to Nourish Workshop. Part of a four-class series for cancer patients and survivors, this workshop blends interactive nutrition education with cooking demonstrations and tastings, teaching participants how to transform fresh, whole foods into nourishing meals to support health. Featuring health-supportive chef Carly Wertheim, MS, and UCSF dietitians Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO, and Lisa Ploss, MPH, RD, CSO.

Sexuality and Cancer, with Sueann Mark, PhD, RN, CNS

Sexuality and Cancer, with Sueann Mark, PhD, RN, CNS

August 13, 2019

UCSF oncology clinical nurse specialist and sex educator, Sueann Mark, PhD, RN, CNS, will discuss how a cancer diagnosis can affect intimate relationships, including common sexual issues that cancer patients experience, their causes (physical and emotional), and ways to increase intimacy.

Truths & Myths of Nutrition in Cancer, with Natalie Ledesma, MS, RD, CSO

Truths & Myths of Nutrition in Cancer, with Natalie Ledesma, MS, RD, CSO

July 20, 2019

Natalie reviews some common nutrition and cancer questions. Topics include sugar, artificial sweeteners, inflammation, soy, the ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting, and nutrigenomics. Note: while this presentation was designed for the patient audience, some content is fairly technical.