Reporter Kerry Grens mentions Cancer Commons in a recent article in The Scientist. The piece explores the trend of self-tracking—monitoring one’s health over time using a variety of cutting-edge and traditional procedures, including genotyping, gut microbiome sequencing, hormone level measurement, heart rate variability tracking, weight measurement, and more. From the article:
“To further research, organizations have tapped into people’s interest in sharing personal data. Cancer Commons, a large network of cancer researchers, appeals to patients and their physicians to submit individual data on treatment, cancer genotype, and outcomes.”
Read the full article here.