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Wednesday

May 24

2017

San Francisco Business Times

Beyond Angelina Jolie: Tracking Down the Cancer-Causing BRCA Gene Mutation

BRCA Foundation Co-Founder Evan Goldberg Talks with BioFlash podcaster and SF Business Times Biotech Reporter Ron Leuty on why he is compelled to support cancer research, and what is on the horizon in the effort to prevent, treat and cure genetic cancers


Wednesday

Apr 12

2017

Commonwealth Club

Inheriting Cancer: When Risk is in Your Genes

Cancer might be in your DNA. How does a BRCA mutation affect the risk of cancer for both men and women? How are genetic cancers different than other cancers, and who should be tested? Click below for our April 12 panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, where leaders from the BRCA Foundation, Stanford University Medical Center, UCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center and Color Genomics joined a late stage ovarian cancer survivor to discuss genetic cancer, it's treatment, and prevention.


Tuesday

Feb 28

2017

Gentry Magazine

Secrets to Their Success

Our founder, Evan Goldberg was featured in the GENTRY MAGAZINE's series "Secrets to Their Success" as one of 'ten fascinating Bay Area men who discuss life, love, career, and the pursuit of happiness.' Evan talks about his decision to fund research to "help create a world free from the threat of BRCA cancers."


Wednesday

Dec 7

2016

Healthcare Innovation

New Funding Announced for Research into BRCA Cancers

The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the leading funders of cancer research in the United States, is partnering with the San Francisco-based BRCA Foundation and the Gray Foundation to fund research of cancers that derive from BRCA or BRCA-like mutations.


Tuesday

Dec 6

2016

Diginomica

Running A Nonprofit in the Cloud, A Digital Journey for NetSuite’s Evan Goldberg

NetSuite founder Evan Goldberg speaks to Diginomica about the motivations behind his cancer charity and his experience of running a non-profit organization – on NetSuite, naturally.


Tuesday

Nov 8

2016

Fred Hutch News

So, You’re BRCA. Now What?

A Fred Hutch researcher and breast cancer survivor talks about her inherited mutation and how it helped guide her decisions.


Tuesday

Sep 27

2016

GenomeWeb

Color Genomics Raises $45M in Series B Financing; Offers Patient Families Discounted Testing

Color Genomics announced the Color Family Testing Program to offer genetic testing to parents, siblings, and adult children of patients with hereditary cancer mutations for $50 instead of $249. The program is supported by donations from the BRCA Foundation and private donors.


Tuesday

Sep 27

2016

Buzzfeed

These (Ex) Googlers Want to Test You and Your Family for Cancer

Parents, siblings, and adult children are eligible to take a Color test. A relative of someone with a BRCA mutation, for example, has a 50% chance of having the mutation, too, which can lead to breast or ovarian cancer. Color has partnered with private donors and the BRCA Foundation to subsidize the screening program.


Tuesday

Sep 27

2016

Business Insider

A Startup that Tries to Gauge Your Cancer Risk Just Raised Another $45 Million

Color Genomics is teaming up with the BRCA Foundation to launch a BRCA gene registry, so that people who have the BRCA mutations can opt in and be contacted for future research or clinical trials.


Tuesday

Sep 27

2016

San Francisco Business Times

U2’s Bono, Others Back Peninsula Genetic Cancer Test Startup’s $45M Round

The (Color) test typically costs $249, but the BRCA Foundation partnership lowers that price to $50. The test, available in more than 150 countries, can spot risks of several other cancers, including colorectal, pancreatic, prostate, stomach and uterine cancers and melanoma.


Tuesday

Sep 27

2016

San Francisco Chronicle

For Family Members at Risk of BRCA-Linked Cancer, A $50 Test

This lets them (patients) take charge of health and lets researcher have greater access to patients for these studies,” said Evan Goldberg, co-founder of the BRCA Foundation, a collaboration among UCSF, Stanford and Harvard, including the latter’s affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


Sunday

Jun 12

2016

The Inquirer

Netsuite Founder Wages Fierce Battle vs. Cancer

He is not the first Silicon Valley entrepreneur to get involved in cancer research, but to Evan M. Goldberg, founder, chair and chief technology officer of integrated cloud-based business solutions provider Netsuite, the battle against this menace is a very personal matter.


Wednesday

Jun 1

2016

Upgrade Magazine

NetSuite Founder Boosts Cancer Research with $10M, Says Big Data is Key

Among the illnesses all of us fear of having is cancer. And if you have the money, the passion, and the technology know-how to advance research about the Big C, you’ll definitely take an active role in fighting this disease, especially if you’re genetically-predisposed to it, like technopreneur Evan Goldberg.


Wednesday

Jun 1

2016

Malaya Business Insight

NetSuite’s Founder Leads Anti-Cancer Advocacy

NetSuite’s founder and CTO Evan Goldberg and wife Cindy takes command of the BRCA Foundation, a philanthropic effort of the couple aimed at studying and finding cures to cancer.


Wednesday

May 25

2016

San Francisco Business Times

How Adoption Led Color Genomics and 10x to A New Fight Against Cancer

Evan Goldberg’s life changed six years ago — and with the help of two young Bay Area life sciences companies and a national network of cancer researchers, the founder of business software company NetSuite Inc. hopes to change the lives of thousands more people as well.


Friday

May 20

2016

Interaksyon

Tech Entrepreneur Donates $10 Million to Advance Cancer Research

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur is giving a big boost to cancer research by making it his personal advocacy to support studies on gene mutations and BRCA cancers. NetSuite founder and chief technology officer Evan Goldberg announced recently that he is making a $10-million personal donation to the research fund.


Friday

May 20

2016

PaulWallbank.com

Rethinking Cancer Research

Netsuite founder Evan Goldberg hopes the lessons he’s learned from building a software company can help researchers find new ways to treat cancers.


Thursday

May 19

2016

The Jewish News Weekly of Northern California

Tech Leader Sets Sights on Disrupting Cancer Gene

Evan Goldberg, founder and chief technology officer of San Mateo-based NetSuite, began doing philanthropic work after his company went public in 2008. Some of his efforts went toward cancer research — and that was before he discovered he was a carrier of the BRCA1 gene mutation…


Thursday

May 12

2016

San Francisco Chronicle

For Software Entrepreneur, $10 Million BRCA Gift is Personal

"For me, the BRCA Foundation was a combination of an intellectual interest and a philanthropic interest in catalyzing new ways of looking at cancer ... and, of course, the personal interest in one day helping to treat and cure BRCA cancers for individuals and families such as my own,” said Goldberg…


BRCA Foundation

Science & Technology Advisory Team (STAT)

Our advisory team reflects our Silicon Valley roots and combines visionary technology experts and world-renowned scientists to form our Science and Technology Advisory Team (STAT). This distinctive composition of STAT members uniquely positions BRCA Foundation for groundbreaking leadership.Read More