It seems that the world has turned upside down. At the time I write this, there have been almost 550,00 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the world and over 85,000 in the US. Here in New York City there have been over 23,000 cases and 365 deaths as of March 27th (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html). The pandemic has placed enormous stress on our health care delivery system. For lung cancer patients, it has affected healthcare providers’ ability to perform tests and radiologic procedures; provide timely diagnosis, staging, and care for early stage patients; and, in… 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.
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