Deciding on treatment for advanced cancer is overwhelming on your own.

Cancer Commons provides compassionate support as we identify and help you access the best diagnostic and treatment options.

We are unbiased and patient-centric. Our priority is you.

Over 10 years, we have helped 10,000+ advanced and metastatic cancer patients and caregivers with one-on-one support.

Our expert team is passionate about helping you find and understand your options. Together we will create a personalized plan of action you can share with your oncologist.

  • Cancer Commons Presents Free Educational Webinar for Caregivers

    We invite everyone to join an upcoming educational webinar that will focus on challenges, strategies, and resources for loved ones of cancer patients—particularly those affected by advanced or metastatic cancer. You Are Not Alone—Validating the Caregiver Experience, will be offered virtually on May 18, 2022, at 12:00 PM PT / 3:00 PM ET. Many who reach out to Cancer Commons for help are among… Read more »

  • Cancer Commons Launches Educational Webinar Series with “Breast Cancer Treatment Trends for 2022”

    We invite everyone to join a March 2 webinar featuring Cancer Commons Chief Scientist Emma Shtivelman, PhD, in conversation with Cancer Commons Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD. They will discuss cutting-edge options and trends in breast cancer treatment. The conversation offers an opportunity for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and medical professionals to understand the latest significant advancements in treating metastatic breast cancer, engage… Read more »

  • New Research Findings from Cancer Commons & Collaborators Published in JAMA Network Open
    Cancer Commons Virtual Tumor Board Shows Early Promise for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    A virtual tumor board program launched at Cancer Commons in 2020 has shown preliminary promise in helping pancreatic cancer patients identify and access treatments, clinical trials, and diagnostic opportunities tailored to each patient’s individual case. Our Director of Scientific and Clinical Affairs, Lola Rahib, PhD, led evaluation of the initial success of the program, which is presented today at the American Society of Clinical… Read more »

  • Whether via email or phone, I found the representative polite, professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. And I like that they reached out to my oncologist.

    Pancreatic cancer patient

  • The team at Cancer Commons created a very thorough and clear report which is extremely helpful! It is evident they took the time to read my father’s medical history and suggest a personalized plan for his condition. Matt was extremely kind and supportive during this difficult time. Thank you!

    Daughter of a glioblastoma patient

  • Emma Shtivelman is the best—bar none.

    Linda King-Byrnes
  • It is so overwhelming to try to do research on your own for clinical trials for your loved one—especially when you are trying to take care of the person you love, work full-time, take care of myself and my family. Looking through all the clinical trials I did before finding Cancer Commons, I was completely lost. I am not a doctor and didn’t understand... Read more »

    Dawn Anderson
    Wife of a cancer patient

  • What I appreciate the most about Emma is her human goodness and empathy. I have never felt I was just a case for her.

    Cervical cancer survivor