LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FOX 11) - Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt and his wife, Brittney Cade Pritchard, joined us to discuss her breast cancer diagnosis four years ago -- and the 5th Annual Tower Cancer Research Foundation's Cancer Free Generation Poker Tournament.
The two went on to document her cancer journey, which included chemotherapy and nine surgeries, on their Instagram pages.
Brittney is now a breast cancer survivor.
The two will be at the Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s Cancer Free Generation Poker Tournament on Sept. 8.
Joining in to honor them will be Green Day’s Tre Cool and his wife Sara Rose Wright, Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats and his wife Deborah Drucker, Frank Ferrer of Guns ‘N Roses, celebrity fashion stylist Joey Tierney, actress Christa B. Allen (Revenge), artist Brian Viveros and many more friends.
Tickets are still available, via the website www.towercancer.org or by calling (310) 299-8470, or at the door. The tournament begins at 6 p.m. is at the Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles.