Cancer Support Groups & Events

Supportive Care Services

Our Supportive Care Services team has classes, events and support groups to boost your physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Find one that's best for you or call us at 310-423-0638 to get more information.

Advance Care Planning Class

Cedars-Sinai Medical Network offers resources to help you complete your Advance Healthcare Directive form and guide your loved ones and caregivers in determining the treatment you want. This free class will assist in answering your questions and personalizing your forms.

Discussion topics may include:

  • How to designate someone to speak for you should you be unable to make your own healthcare decisions
  • How to discuss priorities and wishes with your family
  • Your most important goals in the event your health worsens

Time and Location

  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • 10 a.m.-noon
  • First floor conference room (next to Suite 130)
    8501 Wilshire Blvd.
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211
  • Breakfast provided
  • Parking will be validated

Contact Info
Sign up for a class or contact a Supportive Care Services team member at 800-700-6424.

New Patient Orientation

Patients and their families can find real value and feel less nervous when they get an opportunity to ask real questions.

For that reason, we offer a free orientation to all new Cedars-Sinai cancer patients at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute.

  • All sessions led by cancer nurses and clinical staff
  • 90 minutes long
  • Held every Wednesday in the Cancer Center at 9 a.m.; arrive by 8:45 a.m.

Topics of Discussion

  • Supportive care
  • Clinical trials
  • Treatment expectations
  • Possible side effects
  • Rehab and survival programs

Snacks are served, and parking is validated.

Contact Info

To register, call 310-423-0650 or you can ask your practice nurse.