Events

Build lasting relationships throughout the community

Loma Linda University Medical Center offers events throughout the year to bring patients, their families and the community together. With a number of different activities to choose from, you will have many chances to connect with other patients conquering cancer.

Fashion show  |  Believe Walk  |  Cooking demonstrations  | Celebration of Life | Cancer awareness days | Community partners


Events year-round

Annual breast cancer awareness fashion show

Educational seminar preceded by a heartwarming fashion show with breast cancer survivors as the models on the “The Pink Runway”.

For more information:  thepinkrunway.com

Believe Walk

11 million people in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes. Stater Bros. charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer BELIEVE that creating the best care for cancer patients and their families in this community starts here. In partnership with LLUMC they host the Believe Walk in October where walking teams are formed to raise money for cancer research.

For more information: Visit Believe Walk website

Cancer fighting foods cooking demonstration

Come and experience exciting cooking demonstration on cancer fighting recipes. Come learn, taste and enjoy.

For more information: Call 1-877-558-6278. View dates and times.

Celebration of Life

Loma Linda University Cancer Center (LLUCC) celebrates the National Cancer Survivors Day with the Celebration of Life event, an afternoon of inspiration and hope. Families and friends gather to hear inspiring stories of individuals who been diagnosed with cancer and went through treatment at LLUCC.
Request more information here.

Nationally recognized cancer awareness days

Below is a list of collaborative events hosted throughout the nation. Visit the corresponding links to find out more about an event and to find out who in your area is participating.

March

  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
    Cancer groups, hospitals and communities focus attention on preventing, treating and curing colorectal cancer.
    For more information: www.preventcancer.org

April

  • Cancer Registrars Week (April 6-10)
    National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW) was established as an annual celebration to promote the work of cancer registry professionals.
    For more information: www.ncra-usa.org

May

  • Melanoma/ Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
    The American Academy of Dermatology established Melanoma/ Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month to raise awareness about skin cancer and to encourage Americans to practice sun-safe behaviors.
    For more information: www.spotskincancer.org

June

  • National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD) is a treasured annual celebration of life that is held in hundreds of communities. Participants unite in a symbolic event to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis is meaningful and productive.
    For more information: www.ncsd.org

September

  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
    The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is leading the way in funding research to advance breakthrough therapies and ensure access to treatment for blood cancers and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
    For more information: www.lls.org
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
    This awareness month promotes the risks, prevention, early detection, and optimal treatment of gynecologic cancers, including cervical cancer, endometrial or uterine cancer, and ovarian cancer.
    For more information: www.foundationforwomenscancer.org
  • Pain Awareness Month
    A time when various organizations work to raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management.
    For more information: http://theacpa.org/Pain-Awareness
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
    The Prostate Conditions Education Council organizes hundreds of free or low-cost screening events across the nation, and now, worldwide.
    For more information: www.prostateconditions.org
  • Prostate Health Awareness Month
    Seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of prostate health and encourage communities to provide easily accessible prostate health screenings.
    For more information: www.urologyhealth.org
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month
    Is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association to educate the public about thyroid cancer, a cancer that has increased in incidence.
    For more information: www.thyca.org

October

November

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
    Lung Cancer is the leading cancer killer in both women and men in the United States. The American Lung Association is working to save lives by improving lung health.
    For more information: www.lung.org
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month encourages Americans to be heroes in the fight against pancreatic cancer and help increase awareness and visibility about pancreatic cancer.
    For more information: www.lung.org

Community partners

We cannot fight cancer alone. These community partners go above and beyond to help support Loma Linda University Medical Center’s mission.