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
Original Photo by Unknown Author and this modified image are licensed under CC BY Although the average age for a lung cancer diagnosis is around 70 years old, an increasing number of younger patients are being diagnosed. Many of these younger patients have especially aggressive cancer, and have children at home. The patient or their spouse/partner may be uncertain about when and how to tell their child about cancer, and struggle with finding supports that help the children process the situation. On September 7 at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time (5 pm… Read More