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  • Get to Know Cancer Commons Scientist Matt Warner, PhD

    Cancer Commons Scientist Matthew Warner, PhD, is a self-described East London boy who, back home, speaks with his brothers in Cockney rhyming slang that few would understand. Here, to the brain cancer patients he serves, Matt is a source of deep knowledge, understanding, and support. Matt’s expertise stems from years of cancer research—beginning with his graduate training at the University of Cambridge and extending… Read more »

  • Prevention Magazine Features Family Helped by Cancer Commons

    “You wouldn’t think that briefly bumping against the wall in your own house would signal a huge life change for you and your whole family. But that’s what happened to Leo Weisheit, a 63-year-old IT consultant in New Jersey.” Read the story of Leo and his wife Roxanne, who turned to Cancer Commons and our partner the Musella Foundation for help navigating Leo’s brain… Read more »

  • Our Very Own Deborah Christensen Featured by Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer

    A new article published by Lets Win! Pancreatic Cancer highlights the invaluable role played by our Oncology Patient Navigator Deborah Christensen, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., A.O.C.N.S., A.G.C.N.S.-B.C., O.C.N. “When you receive a cancer diagnosis—pancreatic or any other type—what you really need is a skilled oncology nurse navigator to take your hand and guide you through the process.” Read the article to learn how Deb provides this essential service.

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  • I had never reached out to anyone else besides my oncologist’s team. I was so shocked that I did not know about you. No one ever brought up trials with me. Cancer Commons was the first and only. The National Cancer Institute should be funding you. Everyone should have access to Cancer Commons.

    Michelle Kendall
    Cancer Patient

  • They go above and beyond to help! They take the time to get to know you personally and are genuinely interested in your health and well being. Very kind, compassionate, and intelligent group of people!! I would highly recommend them!!

    Celeste
    Daughter of brain cancer patient

  • 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

  • When questions arose about my husband’s case, one of the researchers (Matthew) took time to personally call me and discuss his case.

    Tracy
    Wife of glioblastoma patient

  • It has been extremely gratifying to see how Cancer Commons has brought clarity and greater access to this expertise through its convening and curation.

    Keith Flaherty, MD
    Cancer Commons Advisor