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Nature Features Cancer Commons

September 14, 2016

Cancer Commons is featured in a new article about precision medicine published in the scientific journal Nature. Read about our mission and how it fits in with other efforts to empower… Read more »

Kiers Rowley and Dr. Simeon JaggernauthHost Kiers Rowley (left) and H8Cancer.org founder and CEO Dr. Simeon Jaggernauth at Tomstock 2016

Cancer Commons “Rocks for a Cure” at Tomstock 2016

August 30, 2016

Last weekend Cancer Commons representatives attended Tomstock, an annual benefit concert for the H8 Cancer Foundation. In the spirit of Woodstock, Tomstock was a love-in of sorts, especially for cancer patients… Read more »

#PatientInsights: Sharing Cancer Tips and Tricks Through Social Media

August 2, 2016

The key to defeating cancer is the ability of doctors, researchers, and patients to share knowledge and insights with one another. In the United States, 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. An entire population of patients and families is gaining insights into their cancer every day, but these are not being effectively shared. To end cancer, it is imperative that we create a space for patients to be equal partners in the data sharing conversation.