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Erika Vial Monteverdi
Former 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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  • I’d already been leaning heavily towards a decision, and Emma helped me achieve the final decision…But Emma’s more than a scientist. She is a caring person.

    Ellen
    Breast cancer patient

  • 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.

  • My contact was prompt, professional, and kind. Cancer Commons helped me review my options going forward.

    Cancer patient

  • Emma has been wonderful. She has been in touch regularly.

    Elise
    Ovarian cancer patient

  • Absolutely wonderful!! Matt is a wealth of knowledge and so prompt at getting back to emails and reporting findings or results. It really is incredible to have this resource free of charge as a second opinion, and gives me comfort knowing what we are doing is the best we can do for now, leaving no stone unturned. We appreciate Cancer Commons so very much!!

    Jessica
    Daughter of a grade IV glioblastoma patient