Executive Editor Charles H. Weaver, MD, is a medical oncologist who received his medical training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, National Institutes of Health and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Initially as Scientific Officer and later as Chief Medical Officer of a oncology physician research network he created the clinical trials research program developed cancer treatment strategies and pathways, and oversaw physician and patient education. He founded CancerConnect.com in 1998 and has served as medical editor overseeing the development of award-winning, educational content and Applications in oncology for ~ 20 years.
By combining information and a social community now used by oncology clinics and leading cancer centers including Dana Farber and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centers CancerConnect provides cancer patients and their caregivers a unique destination to seek information, support, and inspiration. Dr. Weaver is significantly involved with Cancer Advocacy, Education and Women’s Health issues, having appeared on The Today Show to discuss these issues. He has written extensively on all aspects of cancer management, and is the Executive Editor and Publisher of Women Magazine, a quarterly magazine dedicated to covering cancer prevention, treatment and wellness issues for all women. Dr. Weaver’s initial clinical research interests included stem cell transplantation in breast cancer and lymphomas where he authored ~ 75 articles in major medical journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood, Cancer, Bone Marrow Transplantation and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has given grand rounds and lectured internationally on stem cell treatments at The University of London, The University of Heidelberg, Duke, Stanford, Georgetown, and over 100 other cancer centers.