Our educational workshops and lectures are designed to help you understand how to manage cancer and its treatment. Experts from various disciplines provide the most updated information regarding cancer care. Become a more informed and active member of your treatment team.

Fact or Fiction: Common Cancer Nutrition Myths

Thursday, September 13, 6:00-7:30 pm

At Main Campus: 360 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Danielle Penick, MS, RD, CNSC, LDN, Registered Dietitian will explore the common cancer nutrition concerns and talk about what’s real and what’s not.  Should you really avoid sugar?  Can you make your body alkaline? What about soy?  Learn the truth behind these common cancer nutrition questions.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Thursday, September 27, 6:00-7:30 pm

At Main Campus: 360 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Jasgit Sachdev, MD, Director of Breast and GYN Early Trials at HonorHealth Research Institute leads this informative discussion around the specific needs that women facing metastatic breast cancer face.  Learn about treatment options, managing side effects and the latest research information.  Note: There will be both an in-person presentation and an opportunity to join via Facebook Live.








Mayo Clinic Molecular Biology Lab tour

Thursday, September 20, 10:00 – 11:00 am

At Mayo Clinic

Join Joseph C. Loftus, PhD for a behind the scenes tour of this working lab and learn about his research I neuro-oncology. Space is limited.

Oral Health for Cancer Care

Thursday, August 23, 6:00-7:30 pm

Location: Main Campus, 360 E. Palm Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Debbie Holexa, RDH, MAEd, Dental Hygiene Program Director at Mesa Community College will talk about what every cancer patient needs to know regarding oral health care.  Learn what to do before, during and after treatment to support your oral health needs.

Lunch and Learn Series (At Banner)

Each month we invite you to join us and learn about a topic related to cancer care and survivorship. Experts from Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix will share insights, treatment options, management of side effects and tools to improve outcomes. Lunch is provided, advanced registration is preferred.

Location: All workshops will be held at Banner University Medical Center, 1111 E. McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85005 in the Sandstone Conference Room, First floor

  • Dispelling the Myths of Palliative Care – Friday, July 20, 12:00-1:00 pm – Featuring: Domingo Maynes, MD – Medical Director, Carla Klier LCSW – Social Worker
  • Nutrition for Cancer Care – Friday, August 24, 12:00-1:00 pm – Featuring: Ellen Ostrand, RD, CSO, Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Dietitian
  •  Prostate Cancer Update – Friday, September 21, 12:00-1:00 pm –  Featuring: Scott Kalinowski, MD, urologist and Christy Smith, ANP, Nurse practitioner