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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… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@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 Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 16, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 17, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, August 18, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. 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 Charge. Saturday, August 20, 2022, 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. For more info visit cllsociety.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 22, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 23, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, August 25, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, August 29, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, August 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 30, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 5, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 5, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. 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. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 7, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, September 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

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. Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 12, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 loved… 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 14, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, September 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 19, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. 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: Free of charge. Monday, September 19, 2022, 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. For more info visit cllsociety.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… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@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 Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 21, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, September 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, September 26, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, September 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 26, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, September 29, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 3, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 3, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 3, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 4, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. 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. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 5, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, October 6, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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. Saturday, October 8, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

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

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Sunday, October 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 10, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 10, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 10, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 loved… 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 12, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, October 13, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia) Patient and Caregiver Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 2022 Schedule: Monday March 21 Saturday April 16 Monday May 16 Saturday June 18 Monday July 18 Saturday August 20 Monday September 19 Saturday October 15 Monday November 21 Saturday December 17. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the community.  Everyone is welcome. 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 Charge. Saturday, October 15, 2022, 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. For more info visit cllsociety.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 17, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 17, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. 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… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@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 Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 19, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, October 20, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, October 20, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 24, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 24, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Prostate Cancer Virtual Support Group

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: An educational group to connect with others in a supportive environment. Monthly topics will be led by City of Hope experts. Presenters: Kathleen Burns, N.P. Nurse Practitioner. Who Should Attend: Patients, Caregivers, and the Community. R.S.V.P.: Please feel free to contact:  Kathleen Burns, 626-218-1188 or kaburns@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home. This group meets virtually.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, October 27, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, October 27, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, October 31, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, October 31, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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 31, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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, November 1, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

HCT Discharge Planning Class for Caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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, November 2, 2022, 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, November 3, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, November 3, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Walk for Hope 2022

Together, let’s get one step closer to a world without breast and gynecological cancers. When you step up to raise funds for Walk for Hope, you help City of Hope shorten the time it takes to get from bold, innovative ideas to powerful, new treatments for breast and gynecological cancers. On Sunday, November 6, 2022 survivors and supporters will unite in the fight against breast and gynecological cancers in-person at the Los Angeles Walk for Hope event! Agenda: City of Hope is leading the fight against breast and gynecological cancers through research, treatment and education – and we need your help! Walk for Hope raises necessary funds in this fight. Become a Hero for Hope, and get the official Walk for Hope T-shirt by raising at least $125 – or push yourself to be a Champion for Hope by raising $1,250 or more – and be part of the mission to save more lives. We are counting on you to join us in raising $3 million in the fight against breast and gynecological c… Contact: To learn more about engagement and partnership, contact the Walk Team at walkforhope@coh.org or 800-266-7920. Sunday, November 6, 2022. City of Hope 1500 E. Duarte Rd. Duarte, CA 91010. For more info visit ourhope.cityofhope.org.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, November 7, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, November 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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, November 7, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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, November 8, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. 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. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:00 AM – 1:30 AM. Join from the comforts of your home.

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

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

Historical Moments Tour: WEDNESDAYS 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Join us for a narrated historical photography tour of key moments at City of Hope. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

Caregivers Connect Virtually

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. You will receive an automated email reply with a link to register, as well as the Zoom link to join on the day of the group. Cost: No Charge. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Join from the comforts of your home.

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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 loved… 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, November 9, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:30 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 -  smokingcessation@coh.org or (714) 752–0740. Event is: Open to the Public and Community. Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Guided Meditation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Relax the Body Calm the Mind Replenish the Soul Start your day with a morning meditation to help set the tone for your entire day. Led by a trained practitioner, these sessions will guide you through techniques that can help: Relieve and manage stress and anxiety , Enhance health and well-being , Improve insomnia Offered every Thursday at 9:30 AM Guided meditation runs approximately 15 minutes, followed by time for Q & A and if applicable, light stretches. Presenters: Led by Lisa Mueller, M.D. pediatric hematology oncologist and yoga, mindfulness and meditation teacher. Mueller has been teaching yoga, mindfulness and meditation for over 10 years and has been practicing these techniques for over 25 years. She has studied with several teachers, including Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Dalai Lama and more. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregivers, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To register visit   https://patientmeditation.eventbrite.com Once you complete registration, a Zoom link will be emailed to you.  Additional questions contact Biller Patient and Family Resource Center at 626-218-CARE (2273) or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Thursday, November 10, 2022, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM. Join from the comforts of your home. Session is offered virtually. For more info visit patientmeditation.eventbrite.com.

City of Hope Campus Tour: THURSDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a narrated in-depth virtual tour of the City of Hope campus, including the original 10 acres. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP - COH Campus Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Thursday, November 10, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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. Saturday, November 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Contact syeung@coh.org for Zoom information.

Gentle and Restorative Yoga for City of Hope patients and caregivers

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Phone Number: City of Hope patients and their caregivers. Who Should Attend: Patients, caregiver, and the cancer community. Sponsors: Sheri & Les Biller Patient and Family Resource Center/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: To self-register, visit   https://patientyoga.eventbrite.com For additional questions, please contact Joanne Man at 626-218-2273 or BillerResourceCenter@coh.org. Cost: No charge. Monday, November 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. On-line classes! For more info visit patientyoga.eventbrite.com.

Patient and Family Welcome and Orientation

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services Agenda: Tackle your treatment with confidence!  Join to learn valuable tips: how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctors and other health professionals, who to call when you need help, how to navigate City of Hope, where to find practical and valuable resources, and much more.  Orientation offered twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. Who Should Attend: A program for all patients, families, and caregivers.  New and existing patients welcome. Sponsors: Patient and Family Community Education/Department of Supportive Care Medicine. R.S.V.P.: Registration required.  Please visit https://event.cityofhope.org/patientorientation For additional questions, contact Patient Education at 626-218-2682 or email PatientEducation@coh.org. Cost: No Charge. Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Join from the comforts of your home, orientation is offered virtually. For more info visit event.cityofhope.org.

City of Hope Tobacco Cessation Virtual Support Group (English)

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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: call (626) 218-9410 or (661) 405-4344 or 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, November 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Please contact smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.

Couples: Essential Skills for Overcoming the Challenges of Cancer Together

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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… Contact: Lynne Thomas, MSW. Phone Number: 626-218-8406. Email: lythomas@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 Lynne Thomas at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. This event is held online. Please contact Lynne Thomas for more information at 626-218-8406 or email her at lythomas@coh.org.

Clase de alta de transplante para cuidadores

Biller Patient and Family Resource Center Support Services 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. Cost: Gratis. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Available via video conferencing. Please call Clinical Social Work at 626-218-2282 for more information.

Sculpture Walk Tour: TUESDAYS 4:00 - 4:30 pm

Join us for a guided virtual tour of the unique sculptures on the Duarte Campus as well as the Visitor Center's historic "Progress of Life" mural. Agenda: This is a narrated photographic PowerPoint tour. Presenters: Visitor Services Team Member. Who Should Attend: Open to City of Hope employees, patients, and community members. Email: tours@coh.org. R.S.V.P.: Please send an email to tours@coh.org, with the subject “RSVP -Sculpture Walk Tour”. The MS Teams link, to join the live tour, will be sent once your RSVP has been received. Please NOTE: Any RSVPs received within 24hrs of the tour, will be scheduled for the following week. Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM. MS Teams - Virtual Tour.

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, November 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Please contact 661-405-4344 or smokingcessation@coh.org for Zoom information. For more info visit www.cityofhope.org.