Jill, 38 | Stage III breast cancer
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Robin Meadows | 29 Jun 2015
In the summer of 2004, John Wagontall looked like the picture of health. The 46-year-old Canadian had been a firefighter for 20 years, was an avid cyclist, and also worked out alongside his wife as she trained for a bodybuilding competition. The only sign that something was wrong was a bit of blood in his urine.
17 Jun 2015
Tomorrow, Cancer Commons Executive Director William Wong will speak at the C-Change Big Data Meeting in Alexandria, VA. C-Change is an organization that brings together cancer leaders from across the U.S. to discuss major issues in the field. William will show how Cancer Commons is using data to improve the patient experience at every stage of treatment.