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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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  • Words cannot describe enough the help, guidance, services, and advice I received from Cancer Commons—whether from online resources, the constant support provided by the dedicated scientist Dr. Matt Warner, or the selfless recommendations from a tumour board, so that at least I know what other experts are thinking and where treatment could be headed potentially, and plan course of action accordingly.

    Wife of a glioblastoma patient

  • Dr. Rahib is extremely helpful and I am very thankful to have access to such professional and state-of-the-art support.

    Daughter of pancreatic cancer patient

  • The group was useful, but Cancer Commons definitely sets itself apart. To have validation from experts who truly cared and spent time with me talking through all the options was just amazing. I didn’t feel rushed, and the review of my dad’s case was so thorough. Matt met us where we were at.

    Megan Anz

  • Precision oncology is very complicated and changes every day. The scientists of Cancer Commons provide rapid, compassionate, scientifically sound information about best options, a remarkable free service.

    Razelle Kurzrock, MD
    U.C. San Diego, CureMatch, Inc.

  • Everyone who has cancer or who knows someone with cancer should reach out to Cancer Commons. There is no better resource.

    Friend of a gastric cancer patient