Local Presentations, Classes, and Workshops

Upcoming Educactional Opportunities

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Legacy Mt Hood, Gresham

    The Legacy Cancer Institute is hosting a series of educational and fun events in September, which is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and October. The events will showcase the Trust Your Gut Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign and include information about other gynecologic cancers and women's health.

    Full event schedule:

    Wednesday, September 5th: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dr. Gina Westhoff will be on hand to talk about gynecologic cancers.

    Monday, September 17th: Legacy Meridian Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doctors Wysham and Winter will be on hand to talk about gynecologic cancers.

    Tuesday, September 25th: Legacy Mt. Hood from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 2nd: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

      • 02 Oct 2018
      • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Vancouver

      The Legacy Cancer Institute is hosting a series of educational and fun events in September, which is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and October. The events will showcase the Trust Your Gut Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign and include information about other gynecologic cancers and women's health.

      Full event schedule:

      Wednesday, September 5th: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dr. Gina Westhoff will be on hand to talk about gynecologic cancers.

      Monday, September 17th: Legacy Meridian Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doctors Wysham and Winter will be on hand to talk about gynecologic cancers.

      Tuesday, October 2nd: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

      Past Educational Events

      17 Sep 2018 Legacy Health Awareness Event at Meridian Park
      05 Sep 2018 Legacy Health Awareness Event at Good Sam
      28 Jul 2018 No-Host Nosh (Lunch for Survivors & Friends)
      12 Jun 2018 Ovarian Cancer Medical Update
      07 Jun 2018 Survivor Luncheon in Medford
      20 May 2018 "By Your Side" chemo care kit assembly "party"
      19 May 2018 Workshops on Communicating Effectively & Fear of Recurrence
      01 May 2018 Advancements in Breast Cancer Treatment 2018, hosted by Compass Oncology
      20 Apr 2018 Facebook Live with Dr. Bruegl and Super Hero Sherry Hanson
      14 Apr 2018 Survivor and Volunteer Luncheon
      11 Apr 2018 Alexandra Fuller: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      07 Apr 2018 Answer 2 Cancer
      07 Feb 2018 Ruth Wariner: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      20 Jan 2018 No-Host Nosh (Lunch for Survivors & Friends)
      10 Jan 2018 Super Hero Takeover
      20 Dec 2017 Webinar: BRCA Genetics in the News by Sharsheret
      18 Dec 2017 Facebook Live with Dr. Bruegl and Survivor Becki McC
      12 Sep 2017 Legacy Health Awareness Events
      06 Sep 2017 N.E.D. Documentary Movie Screening on World Cancer Day 2015
      21 Jun 2017 Ovarian Cancer Medical Update
      07 May 2017 Survivor and Volunteer Luncheon
      05 Apr 2017 Jeanette Walls: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      11 Mar 2017 Portland Women's Expo -- Super Heroes In Session!
      21 Feb 2017 Advancements in Breast Cancer Treatment 2017, hosted by Compass Oncology
      08 Feb 2017 Marin Alsop: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      06 Feb 2017 Webinar: Update on ACA and public policy with OCRFA Chad Ramsey
      04 Dec 2016 2016 Year-End Letter: Read It Now!
      28 Nov 2016 Webinar: Managing Recurrence -- What You Need to Know
      16 Nov 2016 Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      07 Nov 2016 Always More to Learn -- Advances in Breast and Ovarian Cancer
      05 Nov 2016 Complementary Medicine Workshop
      26 Oct 2016 Webinar: Info Session on Becoming a Scientific Research Advocate
      06 Oct 2016 SHARE webinar: Fear of Recurrence for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Survivors
      28 Sep 2016 Mariel Hemingway: VOICES Lecture Series in Portland
      28 Sep 2016 Cancer Down There
      22 Sep 2016 Webinar: Stand Up to Cancer Ovarian Cancer Dream Team Update
      20 Sep 2016 CancerCare webinar: Update on ADVANCED Ovarian Cancer
      15 Sep 2016 SHARE webinar: Strategies for Long-term Management of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
      12 Sep 2016 11th Biennial Marsha Rivkin Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium
      07 Sep 2016 CancerCare webinar: Update on Ovarian Cancer
      20 Jun 2016 Ovarian Cancer Medical Update
      23 Apr 2016 Survivor and Volunteer Luncheon with Speaker Dr. Amanda Bruegl
      02 Apr 2016 Women's Expo -- OvCa Advocacy
      12 Mar 2016 "Woman to Woman" Mentor Training at OHSU
      08 Mar 2016 Gyn Cancer Support Group Meeting in Corvallis
      05 Mar 2016 Breast Cancer Issues Conference, hosted by Komen Oregon and SW WA
      24 Feb 2016 Advancements in Breast Cancer Treatment 2016, hosted by Compass Oncology
      20 Feb 2016 Survivor Luncheon in Eugene
      11 Jan 2016 Women's Cancer Support Group, hosted by Compass Oncology
      10 Oct 2015 "Woman to Woman" program Mentor Training at OHSU
      10 Oct 2015 Survivor Luncheon in Centralia
      09 Sep 2015 Portland Proclamation Day -- Declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month"
      24 Jul 2015 2015 Ovarian Cancer National Conference, hosted by OCNA
      16 Jun 2015 Medical Update Seminar in partnership with Compass Oncology
      06 Jun 2015 Peer Mentor Training: refresh your skills or become a NEW Peer Mentor and help women with ovarian cancer.
      18 May 2015 Info Session: Everything You Want to Know About BRCA Genes, But Were Afraid to Ask
      09 May 2015 Tracy Maxwell: Guest Speaker at the Survivor and Volunteer Lunch
      09 May 2015 Survivor and Volunteer Luncheon, with Speaker and OvCa Survivor Tracy Maxwell. Sponsored by Compass Oncology.
      08 May 2015 AM Northwest Hosts Tracy Maxwell as a Guest
      28 Apr 2015 CancerCare Web/Pod Cast on Ovarian Cancer
      01 Apr 2015 Legacy Fitness Class
      21 Mar 2015 Breast Cancer Issues Conference, hosted by Komen Oregon and SW WA
      24 Feb 2015 Advancements in Breast Cancer, hosted by Compass Oncology
      04 Feb 2015 N.E.D. Documentary Movie Screening on World Cancer Day 2015
      10 Jun 2014 OCAOSW’s Medical Update
      20 Feb 2014 Unlocking the Secrets of Cancer Growth

      Ongoing Educational Opportunities

      There are a number of local organizations that offer various classes, presentations, and workshops throughout the year.  Check their calendars to get the most up-to-date information about their offerings.

      Compass Oncology Educational Series:

      http://www.compassoncology.com/Classes_Events.php

      These are classes that are open to the public for the benefit of patients and family members living with cancer. Space is limited and registration is required. 

      Look Good, Feel Better:

      http://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/

      These nationwide group programs are offered in various health and community settings. Trained, volunteer cosmetologists teach women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using cosmetics and high quality skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. Women also learn how to wear wigs, scarves, and other accessories.

      OHSU Fit Together Exercise Class

      FIT [Functional Improvement after Treatment] Together offers evidence-based, professionally led, group exercise classes to men and women recovering from treatment for cancer. Class schedule and registration information, here.

      Legacy Health Classes and Workshops

      http://www.legacyhealth.org/health-services-and-information/health-services/for-adults-a-z/cancer/all-cancer-services/cancer-healing-center.aspx

      These are classes on various topics.


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