Event is a guide to health and wellness and will provide tools for nutrition, cancer prevention and quality of life

Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center invite the community to attend a free health and wellness conference outlining a five-step integrative plan to build a strong anti-cancer defense system of health and recurrence prevention.

The Health and Wellness Community Forum: Your Cancer Prevention Plan will take place on Saturday, May 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will feature an interactive panel of expert multi-specialty physicians from Mission Hope Cancer Center including: Thomas Bosshardt, M.D., FACS, Surgeon, Robert Dichmann, M.D, Medical Oncologist, Kevin Ferguson, M.D., Pathologist, Monica Rocco, M.D., FACS, Breast Surgeon and Jeffrey Wu, M.D., Radiation Oncologist.  Our forum will also feature authors Lise N. Alschuler, N.D. (Naturopathic Doctor) and Karolyn a. Gazella, who co-wrote the book “The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer,” and are experts in integrative cancer prevention and treatment.

During the event, members of the public are invited to register with the National Bone Marrow Registry.  In less than 10 minutes and with a painless cheek swab, you have the ability to give the gift of life. Participants must be between the ages of 18 and 44.

A light, complimentary breakfast and snacks will be served at the event.  Registration is required; please call 805.219.HOPE (4673).  Mission Hope Cancer Center is located at 1325 East Church Street, Santa Maria.