Speeches and Media


April 2018: invited participant in AACR Scientist<->Survivor Program, Chicago, IL

January 2018: ALCF Living Room, Patient Panel with Dr. Deborah Morosini on Genomic Testing, San Carlos, CA

October 2017: IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer, Yokohama, Japan (The ROS1ders Story)

October 2017: Health 2.0 – “Patients 2.0 Taking Back Control & The Tools to Do It,” Santa Clara, CA

September 2017: Abbvie Conference, Patient Panel, Chicago, IL

April 2017: UCSF Pulmonary Research Conference, “A Patient’s Perspective on Precision Medicine for Lung Cancer,” San Francisco, CA

April 2017: UCSF 3rd Annual Precision Medicine Conference, Conversation with a Patient, San Francisco, CA

January 2017: Precision Medicine World Conference (“PMWC”), Mountain View, CA (How Immuno-oncology Saved My Life: A Patient’s Perspective)

December 2016: AbbVie’s “Celebration of Science,” Patient Panel, Foster City, CA

November 2016: California Clinical Laboratory Association Conference, San Diego, CA (Patient Perspective)

November 2016: Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose, CA (Community Talk for LCAM)

October 2016: Congregation Kol Emeth, Palo Alto, CA (Rosh Hashana talk)

June 2016: invited participant in Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit, Washington, D.C.


Articles Featuring Me (Selected)


The ‘Ross-Wonders’, Cancer’s New Superheroes, Forbes, May 2, 2018

Stories: Cancer Has Made Me a Bigger (But Still Shallow) Person, Inspired Edibles, November 12, 2017

ROS1+ Cancer Patients Partner to Increase Research, NIH National Cancer Institute, May 23, 2017

Woman with rare, deadly lung cancer aid in search for next cure, San Francisco Business Times, Feb. 14, 2017

How does the stigma surrounding lung cancer delay diagnosis?, Blogging for Joan, August 3, 2016

How Does a Lung Cancer Diagnosis Change a Life?, Psychology Today, July 28, 2016

Voices of Value: Lisa Goldman, A Woman’s Health, July 2016

What Cancer Costs, Deseret News, June 20, 2016

Profile in Healthmonitor’s magazine “Guide to Advanced Lung Cancer,” Spring 2016

Cancer Commons, May 18, 2015

A Letter to my Mom Book, April 2015

Against All Odds: 14 Cancer Stories Through A Survivor’s Lens, Sarcoma Oncology Center

Lung Cancer. Enough, Cup of Jo, November 21, 2014

Lung cancer study of why young, healthy are stricken, San Francisco Chronicle, June 24, 2014

Internet Law Center’s Cyber Report, February 26, 2014



2018 Hope with Answers video series with LCFA

2016 ALCF Video, focusing on ROS1 Research

2016 ALCF Advertisement

2016 ALCF “Giving Tuesday” Video

2016 Interview for Peninsula TV 

2015 Interviews for Patient Power (1, 2)

Breathe California TV Interviews with Terry Trumbell (Fall 2014) (1, 2, 3)

Fall 2014 Welcome to the Breathe Ride at the Bay Club: 

Whip Lung Cancer

Ice Bucket Challenge (2015)