#LCSM Chat Topic 11/2: What Was Your Favorite #LCSM Chat, and Why?

We are excited to kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month with an awesome topic. The next #LCSM Tweet Chat on Thursday, November 2nd at 5 PM Pacific/ 8 PM Eastern is “What Was Your Favorite #LCSM Chat, and Why?” The moderator for this chat is Dr. David Tom Cooke (@DavidCookeMD) From July 25, 2013, our inaugural Chat, to September 7, 2017, we have hosted 102 Tweet Chats. Using Symplur Signals (Symplur LLC, Los Angeles, CA) we were able to do a deep dive into the analytics of those chats. During those 102… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 10/19: World Conference on Lung Cancer (#WCLC2017) Wrap-Up

Please join the #LCSM community and moderator Brendon Stiles  (@BrendonStilesMD) for the next #LCSM Chat on Thursday, October 19th, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific).  The topic of the chat will be “World Conference on Lung Cancer 2017 Wrap-Up.” The annual World Conference on Lung Cancer, known on Twitter this year as #WCLC2017, is the world’s largest meeting dedicated to lung cancer.  Hosted by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (@IASLC), the conference is taking place from October 15-18th in Yokohama, Japan.  The conference’s motto, “Synergy to… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic August 10: The Ins and Outs of Lung Cancer Biopsies

For theAugust 10, 2017 chat at 8 PM ET, #LCSM Chat is partnering with the American College of Chest Physicians and CHEST Foundation to discuss lung cancer biopsies. We’re excited to see what this partnership will bring to the chat! Biopsies are an important part of the diagnostic process for lung cancer.  A biopsy collects a specimen such as tumor tissue, or fluid from the space around your lungs.  The specimen is then analyzed to determine if any cancer cells are present.  If so, the cells are tested  to help identify the… Read More