Cancer Center Education and Training

Past Lectures

Title:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Addressing Unhelpful Thought Patterns through the Cancer Journey
Presented by:  Amy Shapton, LCSW; Andrea Vasquez, MSW; April Calderon, MSW; Brooke Sharp, LCSW
October 2021

Title:  Sex, Intimacy & Cancer
Presented by:  Scott McCann, Ph.D., LCSW
April 2021

Title:  Breast Radiology and Pathology: Behind the Scenes of Breast Cancer Care
Presented by:  Winifred Leung, MD and Lauren Jacobson, MD - Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
March 2021

Title: Mindfulness Meditation in Cancer Care
Presented by:  Natalie Gutierrez, Ridley-Tree Cancer Center Wellness Instructor
February 2021

Title: The Science of Sleep and Its Effect on Health
Presented by:  Ann M. Lee, MD
December 2020

Title: Pancreatic Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
Presented by:  W. Charles Conway, II, MD, FACS
November 2020

Title: Nutrition and Immunity: Supporting Your Immune System with Foods and Other Lifestyle Choices (click here to download the lecture slides, click here to download the recipes)
Presented by:  Rebecca Colvin, MPH, RDN, CSO – Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
October 2020

Title: Advances in Melanoma and Skin Cancer Prevention (click here to download the lecture slides)
Presented by: Julian Davis, MD, MA - Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, Mark Burnett, MD, FAAD - Santa Barbara Skin Institute
May 15, 2020

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center

Title: Managing Taste and Smell Problems: Why Does My Food Taste Different? (video unavailable)
Presented by: Sarah Washburn, MS, RDN, CSO - Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
February 20, 2020

Title: Vaping Among Youth and Young Adults
Presented by: Jessica Barrington-Trimis, PhD, USC Epidemiology of Substance Use Research Group
January 29, 2020

Title: Genetic Counseling and Hereditary Cancer
Presented by: Danielle Sharaga, MS, LCGC – Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
November 14, 2019

Therapeutic Yoga Training Program

Title: Stress and Cancer: Why Stress Reduction Is Essential (video unavailable)
Presented by: Cheri Clampett, Therapeutic Yoga Training Program
September 14, 2019

Title: Improving Outcomes from Colorectal Cancer: Diet, Lifestyle, and Chemoprevention
Presented by: Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
April 25, 2019

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Title: Medical Cannabis and Cancer – What You Need to Know
Presented by: Kelay Trentham, MS, RDN, CSO & Liz Rogan, Cannabis Consultant/Educator
February 22, 2019

Title: Cancer Prevention – From Research to Public Benefit
Presented by: Peter Greenwald, MD, DrPH
May 17, 2018