Cancer Commons News and Events

Cancer Commons End of Year

An End-of-Year Message from Our Executive Director

December 11, 2020

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… Read more »

Cancer Commons Featured by Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer

September 22, 2020

A new article published by Lets Win! Pancreatic Cancer highlights our virtual tumor boards, which provide “a highly customized experience, connecting patients with our collaborative network of nurse navigators, PhD scientists, and national experts.” This free service helps people find their best-possible… Read more »

Oncology Nurse Advisor Features Cancer Commons

September 17, 2020

In a new piece for Oncology Nurse Advisor, our Nurse Navigator Leslie Jared, RN, MSN, and Executive Director Erika Vial Monteverdi highlight Cancer Commons as the best place for patients to go “when it seems there is nowhere to turn.”… Read more »

Cancer Commons Featured by Amazon Web Services

September 2, 2020

In a new guest post on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Blog, our Executive Director Erika Vial Monteverdi highlights how we apply AWS. Cancer Commons learns from the experiences and outcomes of all patients we serve. This process requires sophisticated computing and… Read more »

Cancer Commons Featured in World Economic Forum Article

August 6, 2020

“We need to break down the barriers between health institutions to allow patients and their trusted clinicians to access global data about individual patient treatment decisions and outcomes.” … A new article written by lymphoma patient Brad Power outlines why… Read more »

Erika Vial Monteverdi, Executive Director of Cancer Commons

What Sets Cancer Commons Apart?

April 2, 2020

Cancer Commons is a patient-centric, nonprofit network of patients, physicians, and scientists that helps identify the best options for treating an individual’s cancer. Here, our Curious Dr. George asks executive director Erika Vial Monteverdi what sets Cancer Commons apart. Q:… Read more »