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Erika Vial Monteverdi
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Advanced cancer is personal, but you don’t have to face it alone. Our experts review your medical records and work with you to find your best treatment options

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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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  • Tim is so helpful and we were so impressed with the detailed treatment options report that he sent. This cancer journey is overwhelming and it is comforting to have these services. A heartfelt thanks to Cancer Commons.

    Jill
    Glioblastoma patient

  • The best part of cancer commons is timely access to a tumor board. It gives reassurance to the patient and family that the current treatment approach is correct and that other options are available.

    Caregiver of a cancer patient

  • The team was a great complement to my local oncology team! The findings of the analysis and tumor board recommendations helped confirm that our “First line standard of care” was corroborated and also offered a potential map of 2nd and 3rd line care. Further, clinical trials pertinent to my specific genomic cancer were identified with the closest providers currently offering trial enrollment.

    Mary Lou
    Metastatic colorectal cancer patient

  • My experience with Cancer Commons has been fantastic! Their support and advice have been extremely helpful. I will always be very greatful to the Cancer Commons team. They took the time to contact me by phone to learn more about my diagnosis so they could study my case and recommend options to consider. Thanks so much to all the people involved.

    Michael Goold
    Grade 4 glioblastoma 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.

    Tony Pancreatic cancer patient