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Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, July 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, July 26, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 2, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 2, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 9, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. , Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Or Telephone: Dial: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 945 1715 7292 Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +16699006833,94517157292# or +12532158782,94517157292#. Saturday, August 14, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94517157292?pwd=U29pK3A2SC8ra3ZLTHF4WnA4TXVWQT09 Password: 906281.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 16, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem solving… Contact: Kim Romig, LCSW. Phone Number: 626-218-4450. Email: kromig@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Kim Romig at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Kim Romig for more information at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Entertainment: Se servirá un pequeño refrigerio. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2021 Schedule: Saturday February 20 Monday March 15 Saturday April 17 Monday May 17 Saturday June 19 Monday July 19 Saturday August 21 Monday September 20 Saturday October 16 Monday November 15 Saturday December 18. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: No additional charge. Saturday, August 21, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 23, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Agenda: Our Gentle Yoga Instructor is offering classes in a small group setting from the comforts of your home. No previous experience required, class is as strenuous or as gentle as you want it to be.  Class has been designed with you, the cancer patient and/or caregiver, in mind.  Registration is required, as we will need to send you a personal code to enter the class. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required as you will need a code to join class.  Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 30, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! Please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-1047 or jman@coh.org to find out how to join.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, August 30, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, September 6, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. , Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Or Telephone: Dial: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 945 1715 7292 Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +16699006833,94517157292# or +12532158782,94517157292#. Saturday, September 11, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94517157292?pwd=U29pK3A2SC8ra3ZLTHF4WnA4TXVWQT09 Password: 906281.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, September 13, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, September 20, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2021 Schedule: Monday March 15 Saturday April 17 Monday May 17 Saturday June 19 Monday July 19 Saturday August 21 Monday September 20 Saturday October 16 Monday November 15 Saturday December 18. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: No additional charge. Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem solving… Contact: Kim Romig, LCSW. Phone Number: 626-218-4450. Email: kromig@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Kim Romig at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Kim Romig for more information at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Entertainment: Se servirá un pequeño refrigerio. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, September 27, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, October 4, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant?  Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient & Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-8400 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Chinese Americans Cancer Health Education Virtual Support Group 愛友樂活加油站 (Mandarin)

Agenda: Hosted by the American Cancer Society Chinese Unit and the City of Hope Asian Pacific Community • To bring hope and support for patients and families who are battling cancer • To celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer • To look good and feel better with exercise, health education, support and other activities. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: 626-535-3983. Email: syeung@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients, Survivors, Families Members are Welcomed. R.S.V.P.: syeung@coh.org. Cost: Free. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Or Telephone: Dial: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) +1 646 568 7788 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 945 1715 7292 Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +16699006833,94517157292# or +12532158782,94517157292#. Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94517157292?pwd=U29pK3A2SC8ra3ZLTHF4WnA4TXVWQT09 Password: 906281.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, October 11, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Agenda: Caregivers can now connect virtually to find other caregivers, share their stories, reduce stress and support each other. Presenters: Led by clinical social workers. Who Should Attend: This is an open group for caregivers only.   All caregivers of cancer patients are welcome. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Department of Supportive Care Medicine/ Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: Please R.S.V.P. by emailing caregiversconnect@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Agenda: Many patients with metastatic breast cancer have said they have a difficult time finding groups that address their unique needs.  This group was created with you in mind. ​ Benefit from the wisdom of patients and our clinical experts.  Join us for medical updates and a safe space to share with others.  Engage in living a meaningful life despite the uncertainty that metastatic breast cancer can bring. , Practice effective techniques for open and honest communication with your medical team and… Who Should Attend: Patients only.  This group is specifically designed for patients.   If you are interested in caregiver resources please contact the Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at (626) 218-2273 or email BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Registration is required. Please call Jenny Lu at 626-218-8407 to receive personalized participation code or link. Cost: Free. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Virtual event - Available via video or phone conferencing.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Agenda: Sponsored by the CLL Society, this group provides education and support and offers the opportunity to discuss anxieties and concerns with others. Group offered monthly, alternating between Saturdays and Mondays.  Saturdays 10 am - Noon Mondays 7 - 9 pm 2021 Schedule: Saturday February 20 Monday March 15 Saturday April 17 Monday May 17 Saturday June 19 Monday July 19 Saturday August 21 Monday September 20 Saturday October 16 Monday November 15 Saturday December 18. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community. Sponsors: CLL Society and the Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to obtain registration information. Cost: No additional charge. Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. This group will be held on-line. Please contact Stephen Feldman at sfeldman@cllsociety.org to find out how to join this meeting.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Agenda: Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: Sophia Yeung. Phone Number: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Current quitters, ex-smokers, and caregivers are welcome! Cost: FREE. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Monday, October 18, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/95674191143?pwd=RlRlY0Y1a25HVDR3eTIzUC9TN2xnUT09; Password: 040510 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 95674191143. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Agenda: “At City of Hope you and your family are part of the medical team.  Learning how to solve problems and communicate together will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from your medical care.” — Joanne Mortimer, M.D. Benefit from the wisdom of past patients, caregivers, research and our clinical experience: Gain knowledge about specific techniques to enhance open and honest communication , Learn practical behaviors that will strengthen your relationship , Practice effective problem solving… Contact: Kim Romig, LCSW. Phone Number: 626-218-4450. Email: kromig@coh.org. Who Should Attend: Patients and their Significant Others. Sponsors: Sponsored by the Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration is greatly appreciated.  For more information and to register, please contact Kim Romig at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Kim Romig for more information at 626-218-4550 or email her at kromig@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Agenda: Prepárese para llevar a su ser querido a casa después del trasplante. • ¿Qué hace un cuidador por un paciente después del trasplante? • ¿Cómo preparará la comida y limpiará la casa? • ¿A quién puede pedirle ayuda? • ¿Qué recursos tiene para cuidar mejor a su ser querido? Aprenda cómo cuidar de sí mismo mientras cuida de otros. • Maneras prácticas de reducir el estrés • Consejos para el cuidado personal • Evite el cansancio. Phone Number: La clase la da un enfermero y un trabajador social clínico. Comuníquese con la oficina de Trabajo Social al 626-218-2282 si tiene preguntas. Presenters: Jackelene Valdez B.S.N. R.N. C.P.H.O.N. Nurse Coordinator Lucia Lemus M.S.W. L.C.S.W. Clinical Social Worker. Sponsors: Patrocinado por el Departamento de Medicina de Cuidados de Apoyo. Entertainment: Se servirá un pequeño refrigerio. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Tobacco cessation support groups help you to identify the mental, physical and social aspects of tobacco use. Participants are six times more likely to be tobacco-free one year later than those who quit on their own. Also, statistics have shown that up to 60% of tobacco users have quit by the end of the program. LEARNING, SHARING, CARING Come and learn strategies to overcome withdrawal symptoms and to break habits that link to and trigger tobacco use. Contact: 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Contact: Desirae Tainatongo. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/97570111353?pwd=WWMxNG5DcEYvR3JGVW9ZYXR6VG0xdz09; Password: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 97570111353. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Agenda: How will you take care of your loved one after a bone marrow/stem cell transplant? Get ready to take your loved one home post-transplant. •What does a caregiver do for a post-transplant patient? •How will you prepare food and clean your home? •Who would you call for support? •What resources are there to help you better care for your loved one? Learn how to care for yourself while you care for others. •Practical ways to reduce stress •Self-care tips •Prevent burnout. Who Should Attend: Patients and caregivers. Sponsors: Department of Supportive Care Medicine/Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center. R.S.V.P.: The class will be facilitated by a hematology nurse and clinical social worker. Please contact the Social Work office at 626-218-2282 with any questions. Cost: Free of Charge. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video or phone conferencing. Please call Nicole D’Souza at 626-218-2682 for more information.

GRUPO DE APOYO DE LA CESACIÓN DE TABACO C3I EN LÍNEA LIBRE GRATIS

Agenda: Los grupos de apoyo para dejar de fumar le ayudan a identificar los aspectos mentales, físicos y sociales del consumo de tabaco. Los participantes tienen seis veces más probabilidades de dejar de fumar un año después que aquellos que lo dejan por sí mismos. Además, las estadísticas han demostrado que hasta el 60% de los consumidores de tabaco han dejado de fumar al final del programa. APRENDER, COMPARTIR, CUIDAR Venga y aprenda estrategias para superar los síntomas de abstinencia y romper los hábitos… Who Should Attend: ¡Quienes fuman y quienes han dejado de fumar son bienvenidos! Contact: Brenda Gascon. Email: smokingcessation@coh.org. Phone Number: (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. https://cityofhope.zoom.us/j/94025375714?pwd=TytCTkIwQ0pqNEJOY2tEb0E4MVc4UT09; Contraseña: 91010 Or Phone: +1 415 762 9988 (US Toll) De reunión: 94025375714. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.