Erin Rothfuss

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

RothfussErin is a real estate partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in San Francisco as well as an ovarian cancer survivor.  Erin and her husband, Brian Watanabe, served as co-chairs of the 2012 National Race to End Women’s Cancer.   In addition, she serves on the Development Advancement Council of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

Erin received her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Anthropology from University of California at Berkeley and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.