Cancer Support Community presents workshops and group programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in September. All presentations are held at Cancer Support Community, 3276 McNutt Ave. in Walnut Creek. All programs are free but reservations are required. For more information, call 925-933-0107.
Cancer Genomics: Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies For Better Outcomes
On Saturday, Jan. 18 from 10 a.m. to noon, cancer researcher Dr. Ann Mongan, who specializes in developing novel cancer therapeutics, discusses emerging targeted therapies, genomics biomarkers and diagnostic technologies that allow the molecular profiling of individual tumors, informing the medical team of cancer subtypes, leading the way for more personalized treatments.
Living Well Beyond Cancer
John Muir Health Cancer Survivorship Nurse Navigator Shell Portner visits on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon to discuss tools and resources to make a successful transition from treatment to survivorship, including wellness practices for recovery and risk reduction, managing late and long-term side effects of treatment and coping with emotional changes.
For more information, visit www.cancersupportcommunity.org.