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.
Love in the Time of Chronic Illness, with Barbara Kivowitz, MSW
July 16, 2019
When illness enters the picture, it has a profound impact on not just the patient and family caregiver separately, but on the connection between them. And that connection, that relationship, can be a source of support, or depletion, for the partners. Learn how illness affects the patient / caregiver relationship, and approaches available to strengthen the relationship resilience needed to cope with the challenges of illness.
2019 CPCC/UCSF Patient Conference on Prostate Cancer
June 8, 2019
On June 8, 2019, the California Prostate Cancer Coalition and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center presented an all-day informational event featuring a panel of experts. The event welcomed patients, families, caregivers, health care providers, and all those interested in information and tools to make informed decisions about prostate cancer. View any of the 16 videos from the conference.
Crafting an Integrative Approach to Cancer Care, with Brieze R. Keeley, MD
May 7, 2019
Learn about data-supported dietary, lifestyle, and complementary strategies to optimize cancer recovery and cancer recurrence prevention.
Non-Toxic Tips for Healthy Living, with Karen Wang, PhD
February 26, 2019
Learn what harmful chemicals and carcinogens are in products and how to find safer choices, as well as simple tips for creating a non-toxic home.
Stress and Cancer: From Science to Personal Perspective, with Sonia Lupien, PhD
February 10, 2019
Dr. Lupien explores the science behind stress, our biology, and illness, as well as the importance of reducing stress in our lives and provide practical tips to cope with stress. Recorded at the 2019 Neuroendocrine Tumor Conference.
2019 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conference
February 10, 2019
Nationally-renowned UCSF and other experts offer sessions on a wide variety of topics pertaining to Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET), including surgery, liver directed therapy, imaging, PRRT, current clinical trials and strategies for living well after diagnosis. This series was hosted by the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, in cooperation with NorCal CarciNET Community and Stanford University Medical Center.
Nutrition, Exercise and Bone Health, with Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO and Jane Clark, ACSM, CET
January 29, 2019
Learn nutrition and fitness tips to optimize bone health in cancer survivorship from UCSF Cancer Center specialists, dietitian Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO and oncology exercise specialist, Jane Clark, ACSM, CET.
Cancer in the Family, with Pamela Munster, MD
January 15, 2019
Dr. Pamela Munster, UCSF oncologist and author of Twisting Fate: My Journey with BRCA – From Breast Cancer Doctor to Patient and Back, discussed the field of hereditary cancers, as well as her personal experience with BRCA.