Bay Area Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses






Alex's Million Mile Events

Saturday, September 16th: Tennessee Valley at 9:30 AM

Tennessee Valley is an amazing offshoot of the Marin Headlands. The Tennessee Valley Trail is mostly level; it begins at the parking area and travels 1.7 miles to Tennessee Beach.  Please meet at 9 AM for coffee and a little carbo-loading before our hike.

Address: 591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941
CONTACT: Carly Hoffman (cell: 650-722-1124)


Saturday, September 23rd: San Bruno Mountain, Summit Loop Trail at 10 AM
This is about a 2 mile loop with 687 ft elevation gain. It is a pretty easy hike with initially a lot of uphill.  At the summit of San Bruno there are some beautiful views of the ocean, bay and city.  Please meet at the small parking lot closest to the trail head at 10am.  We'll have some coffee and bagels before we set out and some snacks afterwards as well. For more info check out:

Address:  555 Guadalupe Canyon Parkway, Brisbane, CA 94005
CONTACT: Rosie Mayo (cell: 240-447-4601)  

Saturday, September 30th: Bedwell Bayfront Park hike, Menlo Park at 9:30 AM
Bedwell Bayfront Park is a National Wildlife Refuge. The 2.3 mile hike is relatively flat and is an easy walk with amazing views over the bay.  Please meet at the parking lot by the restrooms at 9AM for coffee and a snack before the hike.
Address: Bedwell Bayfront Park, 1600 Marsh Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
CONTACT: Merian Van Eijk (cell: 650-283-3162)


2017 BAPHON Events


November 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm (registration)

     BAPHON Educational Dinner - "CAR-T cell therapy"

     Kara Davis, MD

     Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford


October 6, 2017: UCSF Mission Bay Blood Drive 


APHON Events

August 17-19, 2017: APHONs 41st Annual Conference & Exhibit

     Palm Springs Convention Center

     Palm Springs, CA


October 12, 2017 (1pm Central time): APHON Webinar

     "AALL1131 Blinatumomab in first relapse of B-lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia"


December 14, 2017 (1pm Central time): APHON Webinar

     "Leading at the bedside: Do families trust you?"


Other Events


October 7, 2017: "17th Annual Oncology Care Update"

     San Francisco Bay Area Oncology Nurses Society

     San Francisco Airport Marriot Waterfront,  Burlingame, CA


October 12-15, 2017: 49th Congress of International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)

     Washington, D.C.



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