Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum: Updates from ASCO 2020
June 10, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.