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, November 7, 2019, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific) to discuss “Lung Cancer Awareness–Are We Making a Difference?” November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month (#LCAM on social media). Activities during LCAM include fundraising, Shine a Light gatherings, seminars, social media blitzes, media coverage, and patients sharing their stories. Now that LCAM has been happening for several years, it’s time to assess whether it’s making a difference in raising awareness, decreasing stigma, and funding… Read More