Onco = Oncology
Gambit = 1st Move in Chess to Gain an Advantage
The First Online Personalized Cancer Treatment
OncoGambit knows that the uncertainty cancer patients feel about treatments often increases emotional distress. Increased comfort levels with treatments may not cure cancer but it gives patients the highest chance of survival by being compliant with the treatment recommendations. If you are comfortable with your treatment, and have peace of mind with the process, you’ll be able to focus on your treatment and manage side effects better. We believe that by providing you with education about your cancer treatment, you will become an active participant in your care and feel more in control.
Created by a team of oncologists with more than 20 years of experience, OncoGambit is a pioneer in the healthcare and technology fields. It is the first online personalized cancer treatment of its kind to provide optimal, evidence-based treatment options directly to patients.
Hannah Luu, MD
CEO & Co-Founder
Dr Luu obtained her medical degree from Boston University and Medical School at University of Massachusetts, MA. She then completed her Hematology-Oncology fellowship at Tufts University Medical Center, MA. She relocated to California and worked as Associate Professor at City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA. She is a breast oncologist and a principal clinical investigator in multiple early phase trials for advanced stage cancer patients.
Having practiced oncology in an academic environment for many years, Dr Luu realized that her passion for helping patients reduce their fear and anxiety around cancer treatment was her mission. As a result, Dr Luu developed OncoGambit platform which gives patients instant access to personalized treatment information recommended by more than 1100 experts in their respected fields.
Anticipating that technological advancements in healthcare will be needed to improve the quality of life and survival of people, OncoGambit is now collaborating with StayHealthy to bring forward the innovative artificial intelligent OWL (Own Your Wellness and Living) platform designed to improve cancer patients' overall well-being. OWL bridges the gap between doctor visits to assist and guide patients and their caregivers in nutrition, activity and mindful being, as these have shown to improve cancer survival and wellness. Although when designing OWL Dr. Luu's primary interest was to help cancer patients, she foresees this platform being used as a cancer prevention tool.
University of Massachussetts, MA
Tufts University Medical Ctr, MA
City of Hope Medical Center, CA
Laura Bourdeanu, NP, PhD
Vice President & Co-Founder
Before launching OncoGambit, Laura worked as an oncology nurse practitioner where she witnessed the strength and resilience of patients fighting cancer. She was inspired to devote her time creating OncoGambit to help patients get more of the most valuable currency in their cancer journey- time. With better access to information about their treatment, patients are able to take an active role in their care and recovery, and focus on spending more time with their loved ones.
Masters of Nursing Science:
Yale University, CT
PhD in Nursing:
Azusa Pacific University, CA
Oncology/Hematology Nurse Practitioner:
Yale University, CT 2004-2005
City of Hope Medical Center, CA 2005-2011
Chief Technology Officer
His previous experience in IT spans a variety of industries including tech, healthcare, financial, home builder and automobile. Hoang understands the importance of technology and how it can propel an industry to the next level in this digital age.
Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Boston College