Dr Janet, as her patients affectionately call her, has a unique perspective being both a physician and cancer patient for almost ten years. Born and raised in San Francisco, Dr Janet went to MIT undergrad, USC med and UCLA for pediatric residency. She practiced for a year in Puerto Rico before joining her father in his pediatric practice in San Francisco in 2004. They eventually became partners, then sold the practice last year. Dr Janet has been living with metastatic breast cancer for eight years. She also snowboards, rock climbs, dances, hikes, backpacks, practices yoga, travels the world and says Yes to any adventure.
Dr Janet speaks at events and conferences about her experiences with metastatic aka stage 4 breast cancer and end of life issues. Please contact her if you would like her to speak at your event.