Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Cancer Patients, Survivors and Family Caregivers
January 30, 2020
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
Sept 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.
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.
Case Study: Multiple Myeloma and Novel Immunotherapy Approaches
May 9, 2019
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.