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Erika Vial Monteverdi
Executive Director

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

News & Events

  • New Research Findings from Cancer Commons & Collaborators Published in JAMA Network Open
    New Research Findings from Cancer Commons & Collaborators Published in JAMA Network Open

    In the next two decades, U.S. rankings of the most common and deadly cancer types will shift, reflecting the influence of screening programs and advancements in treatment. Lola Rahib, PhD, Director of Scientific and Clinical Affairs at Cancer Commons, led this research, which appears today in JAMA Network Open. The projections were prepared in collaboration with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) and The… Read more »

  • Cancer Commons Founder to Speak at PMWC 2021 Virtual Conference

    Cancer Commons founder Marty Tenenbaum, PhD, will join other leading innovators and experts next week as a panelist at the 2021 virtual Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC). This year’s theme is “21st Century Precision Medicine in the Age of COVID-19.” On Monday, Jan 25, at 1pm PST, Marty will engage with other distinguished panelists in an exploration of how to make clinical trials more accessible… Read more »

  • Cancer Commons End of Year
    An End-of-Year Message from Our Executive Director

    Despite 2020 creating some of the most difficult circumstances of our lifetimes, it was a year of progress for Cancer Commons. Cancer Commons’ Model Validated Cancer Commons helps patients and their physicians collectively explore the latest and best treatment options far more efficiently than they can as individuals, often via a “molecular tumor board” model that precisely matches patients to personalized options. We recently… Read more »

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  • Cancer Commons has been exceptional. My family and I could not be happier with the attention and passion that this organization has shown towards us. Thank you for being so responsive and reassuring us that there is so much hope.

    Larry
    Pancreatic cancer patient

  • To me, Cancer Commons has not only been a great resource but I feel the people I’ve dealt with are my friends. They give me a great sense of comfort. My questions and concerns are always addressed very promptly. I would highly recommend Cancer Commons.

    Susan
    Wife of glioblastoma patient

  • 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

  • Cancer Commons’ scientists and doctors were very helpful in identifying possible clinical trials for our son’s rare brain tumor.

    Joan
    Mother of brain tumor patient

  • Cancer Commons helped give me peace of mind with my treatment decision. Chief scientist Emma Shtivelman’s expert, science-based opinion made such logical sense, and it also felt right in my soul.

    Ellen
    Breast cancer patient