Upcoming Events

It is with great pleasure we invite you to the Living Well With and Beyond Cancer Celebration.

The Stanford Cancer Care Programs are gathering a wealth of people, services and resources for the Living Well With and Beyond Cancer Celebration for you to:

  • Connect with Stanford doctors and cancer care teams 
  • Learn how community organizations and Stanford services can help you live a healthy life
  • Research health topics with Stanford health librarians
  • Share your story, plus so much more!

The event has expanded in exciting ways to include:

  • Ask the Experts interactive sessions are back by popular demand with a new twist
  • A more extensive activities area for children
  • 40+ exhibitors located under the main tent
  • Tasty food selections including gluten-free, vegetarian options
  • Live music, giveaways and raffle prizes


11 a.m.

Living Well after Cancer Treatment: Partners in Care
Katy Pose, PA & Nicole Barr, NP

11:30 a.m.
Pause for opening remarks

12 p.m.
Sun Protection and Melanoma Prevention
Susan Swetter, MD & Laura Morris, RN

12:30 p.m.
Coordinating Gynecological Cancer Care
Oliver Dorigo, MD & Laura Birmingham, RN

1 p.m.
Living Well with Colorectal Cancer
May Chen, MD & Pat Stafford

1:30 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Care: Cure and Beyond
Chris Holsinger, MD & Heather Starmer, SLP

2 p.m.
Clinical Trials: Bridging Research and Patient Care
Mark Pegram, MD & clinical trial participant 

2:30 p.m.
Caring for the Caregiver
Kavitha Ramchandran, MD / Bev Anderson

Please join us for a free, festive day of celebration for the entire family!

Saturday, August 29, 2015
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Stanford University Medical Center
Alumni Lawn at the Li Ka Shing Center 

291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Free parking at Parking Structures 1, 2 and 5

For questions call: 650-498-3323

Join the Stanford Team at the Donate Life Run/Walk

Donate Life Run/Walk benefits Donor Network West, an organization that supports organ and tissue donation.  Money raised from this event will help spread the word that organ and tissue donations saves and changes lives.

Saturday, September 5, 2015
9 a.m.

Join the Stanford Team at the Liver Life Walk

The Liver Life Walk is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation.  Your participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide support for educational programs and patient services to Americans battling liver disease.

Sunday, September 20, 2015
9 a.m.

Join the Stanford Team at the Brain Tumor Walk

Silicon Valley Brain Tumor Walk raises awareness and much-needed resources to fund critical brain tumor-specific programs to improve the lives of all those affected by brain tumors.

Saturday, September 26, 2015
9 a.m.

Join the Stanford Team at the San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer's

Walk to End Alzheimer's raises awareness and funds Alzheimer's care, support and research for all affected. The San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer's is one of the top 30 walks nationwide.

Saturday, October 10, 2015
10 a.m.

Join the Stanford Team at the 2015 Silicon Valley Heart & Stroke Walk

The Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk benefits the American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to defeating heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
10 a.m.

Join the Stanford Team at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides honors and celebrates breast cancer survivors, raises awareness about the disease, and raises funds to help the American Cancer Society fund research and provide free comprehensive information and support to all affected by breast cancer.

Saturday, October 31, 2015
8 a.m.

Arena Green Guadalupe River Trail

352 W St John St
San Jose, CA 95113


Join the Stanford Team at PurpleStride Silicon Valley

Benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

PurpleStride raises awareness about the critical mission of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. It is a day to honor loved ones fighting pancreatic cancer.  Funds raised help provide support for patients, support research grants and advocacy efforts to increase federal pancreatic cancer research funding.

Saturday, November 7, 2015
10 a.m.