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 »

  • Now is the time to be very actively involved in your own care.

    Tony Blau, MD
    University of Washington

  • Glioblastoma is devastating, and Cancer Commons made excellent recommendations to present to our medical team. They know what they are doing and have the experts that can sift through the voluminous mountain of research.

    Glory Cochrane
    Wife of glioblastoma patient

  • Lola helped us tremendously in navigating the process with Cancer Commons, taking the time to explain findings. The Cancer Commons report is very helpful in exploring treatment alternatives that my oncologists may not have considered yet.

    Pancreatic cancer patient

  • The tumor board report summarized a lot of information into a very easy to read and understandable format. It provided contact information for additional treatment options which we will be pursuing. Lola Rahib was very efficient in obtaining all my medical records and responded quickly to our initial inquiry.

    Pancreatic cancer patient

  • Cancer Commons is the absolute best for helping when diagnosed with cancer. They help you understand your cancer and all the treatment options, including clinical trials. I have relied on them for many friends, and don’t know what I would do without them.

    Friend of a metastatic ovarian cancer patient, and many others