WHO WE ARE

SAN FRANCISCO FIREFIGHTERS

CANCER PREVENTION FOUNDATION

San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation is committed to the prevention and early detection of cancer and providing access to cutting edge care for active and retired members of the San Francisco Fire Department and their families. Our goals are based on scientific research, education, cancer screenings and health navigation. Through this research and advocacy we aim to improve public health and end this threat of job-related cancer in the firefighting profession.

HOW WE HELP

BOARD MEMBERS

President
Tony Stefani, Retired
SFFD Captain Rescue 1, Cancer Survivor

Vice President
Keith Onishi, Active
SFFD FF Truck 1
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Secretary
Kailin Waterman, Active
SFFD FF Rescue 1
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Treasurer
Gary Massetani, Retired
SFFD Deputy Chief, Admin

Directors

Tom O’Connor, Active
SFFD Chief Battalion 1

Nick Oxford, Active
SFFD FF Rescue 2

Adam Wood, Active
SFFD FF Rescue 2
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Matthew Alba, Active
SFFD Battalion Chief
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Judith Lynch, RN BS MAOM
Civilian, Healthcare Advocate
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Arlene Nuñez, Active
SFFD FF Engine 40
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Margie Favro
Civilian, Healthcare Executive
Cancer Survivor
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Chris Gruwell
Civilian, Business Executive

Matt Hutchinson, Active
SFFD Captain Engine 13

Consultants
Marshall Stoller M.D.
Jennifer Brokaw M.D.
Hillary Roland N.D.
Karen Bauer M.D.

Researchers/Navigators
Jeff Malone, Retired
SFFD FF Station 3, Cancer Survivor

Judith Lynch, RN, BS, MAOM
Healthcare Advocate

Foundation Consultant
Mike Wilson, PH.D. MPH

Workers Compensation Liaison
Anita Paratley, Active
SFFD Chief Battalion 6, Cancer Survivor

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We could not do what we do without people like you!

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LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HISTORY

“You have cancer”—three mind-numbing words that now seem to resonate throughout the entire firefighting profession. On Jan. 6, 2001, I was out on a long morning run. With about one mile left, I had to stop and walk. This had never happened to me before. I was exhausted. I got back to the gym, went to the john and pissed blood. I headed straight to my doctor’s office and within a few weeks was diagnosed […] READ MORE >

Tony Stefani, President