Living Beyond Cancer Forum

Kern County Cancer Foundation
August 28, 2023
Living Beyond Cancer Community Forum flyer

A look into financial challenges experienced by Latina breast cancer patients.

Presented by the Kern County Cancer Foundation and San Diego State University

Time & Location:

Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Upstart Village

201 New Stine Suite 350

Bakersfield, CA 93309

Featuring Speakers:

Alan Cartmell, MD FACP, Medical Oncologist & Hematologist, Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center

Alejandra Magdaleno, Caregiver

Eunjeong Ko, Ph.D., Professor & Hartford Faculty Scholar San Diego State University School of Social Work

Michelle Avila, M.Acc., Executive Director, Kern County Cancer Foundation


Olivia Trujillo, Mayor, City of Arvin

Alan Cartmell, MD FACP, CBCC

Susie Bell, CN-BA, Patient Navigation Manager, CBCC

Jackie Engstrand, R.N. Breast Navigator, AIS Cancer Center

For more information, view our flyer.  To attend, please register on Eventbrite by September 22nd.

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Kern County Cancer Foundation

In 2012, local oncologists and community members rallied together to start Kern County Cancer Foundation to eliminate the financial burden brought on by a cancer diagnosis.