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Shredding Event

$20 for the first box, $5 each additional box July 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 400 Taylor Blvd. Pleasant Hill, CA Safeguard your personal information while recycling for our planet and helping people in our community fight cancer! Bring old tax returns, bills, business records, bank statements and other documents containing personal information… read more

The Many Faces of Colon Cancer 2019

March 13, 2019 Lafayette Library, Community Room. 6:30-8:30 pm Join an engaging panel of medical experts as they present the most current information regarding colon cancer, genetic risks, re-screening guidelines, advances in targeted & immuno-therapies, and oncology specific nutritional tips to enhance survivorship. Speakers include, Dr. Jewel Johl a medical oncologist, Drew Schembre, MD a… read more

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society’s estimates that almost 101,420 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed in 2019. While chemotherapy is still used to prevent recurrence of early stage colon cancer and treatment of advanced/metastatic colon cancer,… read more

GET THE FACTS ABOUT MULTIPLE MYELOMA

YOU’RE INVITED An Overview of Multiple Myeloma Presented by Luis Villacrresis Vargas Zuniga, RN OCN BSM How well do you understand multiple myeloma? This presentation describes what it is, how it’s diagnosed, and the importance of setting goals with your health care team. We’ll also review the types of treatment options available and the impact these… read more

BLOOD CANCER CONFERENCE NORTHERN CA 2019

This Blood Cancer Conference (BCC) is one of many programs developed by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to meet the needs of patients, survivors, families and oncology professionals, the people who deal with blood cancer every day and the people who care for them. BCC attendees receive the most current information and access to… read more

Annual Hematology Conference Outlines New Standard of Care for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

By Robert Robles, MD The American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting was held in San Diego at the beginning of December, 2018. An international crowd of 28,000 Hematologists and Oncologists were in attendance. The most important development reported concerned treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the most common leukemia in North America and Western Europe. A… read more