Two premier oncology professional organizations, ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) and IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer), held meetings in September. On Thursday, October 7, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific), #LCSM Chat will discuss major lung cancer findings from IASLC 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer (#WCLC21) and the ESMO 2021 Annual Meeting (#ESMO21). We will examine #WCLC21 and #ESMO21 presentations that could have major impacts on lung cancer clinical care, and why these are important to the lung cancer community. Our moderator Charu Aggarwal (@CharuAggarwalMD) will lead our discussion using the following topics:
- T1: What new targeted therapy options were presented at #WCLC21 and #ESMO21?
- T2: What key biomarker and liquid biopsy presentations happened at #WCLC21 and #ESMO21?
- T3: What new ideas did #WCLC21 and #ESMO21 offer regarding adjuvant immunotherapy?
- T4: What did #WCLC21 and #ESMO21 presentations suggest about using immunotherapy when brain metastases are present?
- T5: What other #WCLC21 and #ESMO21 presentations or ideas captured you interest?
Please join us, and bring your experiences and wisdom! Remember to include #LCSM in ALL your tweets so the other chat participants can see them. You can read a primer on participating in the chat here. We look forward to chatting with you!
#LCSM Chat on Twitter is back from our summer hiatus! This Thursday 9/2 at 5pm PT (8pm ET) our topic will be “It’s Your Life: Be an Engaged Patient.” Patients who are engaged in their own healthcare have better outcomes.
Some of the “old timer” patient and advocates in the cancer community will be around to help newbie and experienced survivors learn the ropes of being an engaged patient. This chat is open to ALL cancer communities–everyone can benefit from this discussion.
#LCSM Chat co-moderator and cancer research advocate Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) will lead our discussion using the following topics:
- T1: What is an engaged patient?
- T2: What’s so great about being an engaged patient?
- T3: How does one become an engaged patient?
- T4: How can physicians and engaged patients work together effectively?
If you’re new (or intimidated) by tweet chats, look at this primer. As #LCSM Chat cofounder Deana Hendrickson says, “I’m a technologically challenged klutz. If I can join a tweet chat, you can too!” Please join us this Thursday night. We’re a super friendly bunch. Remember to include #LCSM in ALL your tweets so the other chat participants can see them. See you then!