All good things … The Sunset of #LCSM Chat

Since it first appeared in the spring of 2013, the #LCSM (Lung Cancer Social Media) hashtag has become THE place on Twitter to find up-to-date information about lung cancer research, treatment, and patient care.  In July 2013, the lung cancer community followed the precedent set by the #hcsm (Healthcare Social Media), #bcsm (Breast Cancer Social Media), and #btsm (Brain Tumor Social Media) communities and held its first “tweetchat” using the #LCSM hashtag. This chat gave rise to the #LCSM Community and spawned an website that posted blogs about upcoming chat topics… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 2021-11-04: #Lungcancer advocacy–what a difference a decade makes!

Join us for #LCSM Chat on Twitter this Thursday, November 4, at 5pm PT, 8pm ET as we celebrate the amazing growth of lung cancer advocacy over the past ten years. Please share to spread the word. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, also known as LCAM.  The first Lung Cancer Awareness Day in the United States was launch on November 14, 1998. It intentionally coincided with the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout in hopes that positive attention on lung cancer patients and research would counteract the stigma associated with… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 02-Sep-2021– It’s Your Life: Be an Engaged Patient

#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)… Read More