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Community Health Programs JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER 2017 COMMUNIT Y HEALTH PROGRAMS UCLA Health offers community programs and events to help our neighbors lead healthier lives through wellness education. Go to connect.uclahealth.org/calendar for more information. ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Memory Care CANCER (CONTINUED) Demystifying Cancer Memory Care is a weekly, three-hour program for memory-challenged, middle-aged people (65 and younger) and their loved ones. It teaches memory techniques and strategies to lower stress and stimulate the mind and the body and offers support for people with memory challenges and their caregivers. When: Thursdays / 1 – 4 pm Where: UCLA Longevity Ctr, 10945 Le Conte Av, Ste 3119 RSVP: (310) 794-0680 Join a free community forum to discuss UCLA’s groundbreaking research in targeted therapy, immunotherapy and precision medicine. Keynote speakers include UCLA oncologists Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD, John Glaspy, MD, Melody Benjamin, MD, and Joshua Rosenberg, MD. Advanced registration is required. When: Thursday, July 27 / 6 – 9 pm Where: Museum of Ventura County, 100 E Main St Info & RSVP: email@example.com or (800) UCLA-MD1 (press 3 at the prompt) CANCER Sarcomas: Targeted Therapy for Rare Cancers Advances in Detection and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer Arun Singh, MD, will review a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of sarcoma patients. The biologic evolution of sarcomas and new therapies will also be discussed. When: Tuesday, Aug 8 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130, 757 Westwood Bl Info: (310) 794-6644 Zev Wainberg, MD, codirector of the UCLA Gastrointestinal Oncology Program, will discuss colorectal cancer care, from initial diagnosis through treatment and management of metastatic cancer. Information about chemotherapy and targeted biological agents will also be discussed. When: Tuesday, July 11 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130, 757 Westwood Bl Info: (310) 794-6644 Age-Appropriate Cancer Screenings Kabir Matharu, MD, UCLA internal medicine physician, will discuss the goals of age-appropriate cancer screenings, risk factors and an individualized plan to detect cancer earlier to improve the length and quality of life. When: Thursday, July 27 / 1 – 2:30 pm Where: Belmont Village Burbank, 455 E Angeleno Av RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Events in gold are offered near our UCLA community offices. Radiation Therapy for Cancer Ann Raldow, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss how radiation therapy kills cancer cells and why and how patients receive it. When: Friday, Aug 18 / Noon – 1:30 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Auditorium, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 CANCER (CONTINUED) Cancer Survivorship Steve Lee, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will discuss cancer survivorship and treatment choices for common cancers and their impact on survivorship. When: Tuesday, Sept 12 / 7 – 8:30 pm Where: UCLA Medical Ctr, Santa Monica, Conference Rm 3, 1250 16th St RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Changes in Prostate Cancer Care Leonard S. Marks, MD, UCLA urologist, will discuss the best treatment and surveillance of prostate cancer, including aggressive treatments for high-risk prostate cancer and new treatments for advanced cancer. When: Tuesday, Sept 12 / 7 – 9 pm Where: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr, Tamkin Auditorium, Rm B130, 757 Westwood Bl Info: (310) 794-6644 DIABETES How to Manage Gestational Diabetes This ADA-certified self-care class will help you successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies. When: Thursdays / 9 – 10:30 am Where: 1245 16th St, Ste 307, Santa Monica Info: (310) 794-1299 or firstname.lastname@example.org Prostate Cancer Update David Khan, MD, UCLA radiation oncologist, will review the epidemiology of prostate cancer and current treatments, particularly radiation therapies and clinical trials. When: Tuesday, Aug 22 / 5:30 – 7 pm Where: Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Bl RSVP: (800) 516-5323 SUPPORT GROUPS UCLA Health and its community partners offer a number of support groups, available in person and by telephone, designed to support and inform patients, families and caregivers coping with a variety of diagnoses. For more information, visit: uclahealth.org/support-groups UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)