Thursday, September 14
Join Long Beach Memorial for a screening of NED (No Evidence of Disease), a documentary detailing the journey of six surgeons who use music to fight and raise awareness of gynecologic cancer. The screening will feature two gynecologic cancer survivors sharing their stories, and a Q&A held by Teresa Longoria, M.D., gynecologic oncologist, Long Beach Memorial. Light snacks and refreshments provided courtesy of Genentech. Free. 3 p.m. Todd Cancer Pavilion, Treatment planning room, 3rd floor. RSVP by calling (562) 933-7815.
2810 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach
Friday, September 15
Medicine, Munchies and Movies
Join the MemorialCare Senior Plus Program at Long Beach Memorial’s free “Medicine, Munchies and Movies” health education lecture. Katy Hyman, program coordinator, Palliative Care, will host a 45-minute lecture on aging with positivity and a 15-minute Q&A session, followed by a screening of “Hidden Figures.” Free lunch provided. Noon. Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital. Call (562) 933-1650 to register. For more Senior Plus events, visit MemorialCare.org/SeniorPlusEvents.
2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach
Beating Sugar Blues
Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) hosts Amanda Broomell, Certified Holistic Health Counselor, presenting methods to gain control over cravings without willpower or deprivation. Mounting evidence points to the relationship between sugar and cancer. Learn how to create balance by putting sweet cravings to rest, creating an optimal environment for the body to thrive. 1 – 2:30 p.m….
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