Upcoming Events

October 24, 2017

Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes

Join a gathering of national and global experts as they speak on the relationship of BRCA mutations to breast and other cancers. Hear from UCSF clinicians and researchers Heather Greenwood, MD; Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS; Mindy Goldman, MD; Pamela Munster, MD; and Laura Holmes Haddad, cancer survivor and author.

UCSF Cancer Center at Mission Bay

Byers Hall (600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

(parking at 1835 Owens St.)

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

American Cancer Society
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Hellman Hollow, Golden Gate Park
750 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA
8 am - 1 pm

November 4, 2017

Belt It Out for BRCA



Get ready to sing, drink, and dance the night away at The BRCA Foundation's fundraiser event. The Foundation funds medical research for BRCA cancers at UCSF, Stanford University, Harvard Medical School, and Dana Farber Cancer Center.

Tickets available through brcafoundation.org

Merchants Exchange Building, San Francisco

6:00 - 10:00 p.m.


Saturday, August 19, 2017

Book Reading & Signing

Book Passage Corte Madera
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA
4 pm

June 1-4, 2017

Cowgirls vs. Cancer 2017

Breast Cancer Retreat
Big Sky, Montana
I will be speaking and attending this yoga and cowgirl retreat in Montana. A little yee-haw and namaste are welcome parts of getting through treatment and survivorship!
For more on Big Sky retreats, visit their website.

Monday, May 1, 2017

18th Annual PlumpJack LINK Golf Tournament - Speaker

Lake Merced Golf Club
2300 Junipero Serra Blvd.
Daly City, CA
9:30 am - 10 pm
Proceeds benefit the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC)

March 31 - April 1, 2017

Smith College Women's Leadership Conference, Northampton, MA

One of 25 workshop presenters at this annual leadership conference that inspires and informs. The theme for the two-day conference is “Pushing Boundaries.” This is Cancer books available for sale and signing

For registration and more information, visit Smith College Women’s Leadership Conference

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Book signing

Barnes & Noble
4010 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL

March 10-12, 2017

Young Survivor Coalition National Summit, Oakland, CA

Panelist and participant in this three-day conference focusing on women diagnosed with breast cancer under the age of 40, as well as their co-survivors.

Workshops, speakers, and wellness activities will educate and inform patients, survivors, and caregivers from around the world. This is Cancer books available for sale and signing.

For registration and more information, visit YSC Summit.

February 9, 2017, 12-2pm

California Tennis Club Speaker Series

Featured speaker at this San Francisco lecture series, with an audience Q&A to follow. This is Cancer books will be available for sale and signing.

For tickets and more information visit California Tennis Club or call 415.346.3611

November 10, 2016

Books Inc. Palo Alto

Please join me and my friend, author, and Stanford pathologist Dr. Kimberly Allison for an evening of conversation at Books, Inc. in Palo Alto.

For more information, visit Books Inc. Palo Alto

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | 7 p.m.

November 3, 2016

Diesel Books, Brentwood, CA

A reading and signing at one of my favorite bookstores in Southern California!

For more information, visit Diesel Bookstore

November 3, 2016 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

October 27, 2016

Diesel Books, Larkspur, CA

A reading and signing at one of my favorite independent bookstores in Marin County!

For more information, visit Diesel Bookstore

October 27, 2016 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

October 18, 2016

This is Cancer book release date

Available October 18, 2016


October 17, 2016

Smith College Club of Washington, D.C. Reception & Reading

Guests speaker at the Washington, DC, Smith College Club