Our first #LCSM Chat of 2020 will focus on ways to support lung cancer patients and caregivers. A lung cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming for both patients and those who love them. During diagnosis, the family schedule is disrupted by a myraid of doctors appointments and tests. The array of treatment options, newer therapies, and clinical trials is confusing. Once treatment begins, side effects and medical appointments may crowd out normal routine and make cancer the focus of everything. If the cancer returns or progresses, the cycle begins again. If the… Read More
Our December #LCSM Chat will be an open discussion of ways cancer patients and their loved ones cope with the holidays. Please bring your questions, experiences, and wisdom! Please join us this Thursday and please 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.
Please join the #LCSM community and moderator Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) for our next #LCSM Chat on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific) to discuss “The Path to Research Advocacy.” Cancer patients and their loved ones who have the skills, interest, and energy may become patient advocates for their disease. Their activities might include providing support and resources to other patients, acting as liaisons between patients and clinicians, raising awareness and educating others about their disease, and engaging in fundraising activities for advocacy and research. Some patient… Read More