Ridley-Tree Cancer Center
Lecture Series

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center hosts free lectures open to the community to discuss relevant topics in cancer care and cancer prevention.

Lectures are held at the Wolf Education and Training Center at Ridley-Tree Cancer Center located at 540 W. Pueblo Street in Santa Barbara. Attendees can park in the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center parking garage.


Improving Outcomes from Colorectal Cancer: Diet, Lifestyle, and Chemoprevention

With Kimmie Ng, MD, MPH
Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr. Ng will disentangle the web of data surrounding the role of dietary and lifestyle factors for primary prevention of colorectal cancer in healthy individuals, as well as for secondary prevention of recurrence and treatment of established colorectal cancer patients. She will establish an evidenced-based framework for how to counsel patients about the dietary and lifestyle behaviors that may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer and improve prognosis in colorectal cancer patients.

Dr. Kimmie Ng HeadshotFeatured Speaker:
Dr. Kimmie Ng is the Director of Clinical and Biospecimen Research at the Center for Gastrointestinal Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She recently became the Founder and Director of the newly-launched Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Wolf Education & Training Center at Ridley-Tree Cancer Center 
540 W. Pueblo Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 

Free parking available.

Reservation required. Please RSVP by April 23 to (805) 879-5698 or events@ridleytreecc.org.

Ofreceremos interpretación al español. Si desea reservar auriculares, por favor llame al (805) 563-5802.


Medical Cannabis and Cancer: What You Need to Know

With Kelay Trentham, MS, RDN, CSO and Liz Rogan, Cannabis Consultant and Educator
February 22-23, 2019

Kelay Trentham, MS, RDN, CSO and Liz Rogan, cannabis consultant and educator spoke about medical cannabis and cancer including potential benefits, adverse effects, modes of use and other important considerations. Kelay Trentham, MS, RDN, CSO joined us from the MultiCare Regional Cancer Center in Tacoma, WA. She has been working in palliative care and oncology for 15 years, and has lectured nationally about cannabis for cancer symptom management. Liz Rogan is from Santa Barbara and provides consultations for businesses as well as healthcare professionals and patients seeking education and customized cannabis treatment programs. She has been educating the public about the use of medical cannabis for the past 15 years.

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Cancer Prevention: From Research to Public Benefit

With Peter Greenwald, MD, DrPH
May 17, 2018

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center celebrated the opening of the Wolf Education & Training Center by hosting the first community event in the new space, Cancer Prevention: From Research to Public Benefit.Peter Greenwald, MD, DrPH, former Associate Director for Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and a former Assistant Surgeon General in the U.S. Public Health Service, discussed the history of cancer prevention from his career experience, and addressed current and future cancer prevention research initiatives.

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