All good things … The Sunset of #LCSM Chat

Since it first appeared in the spring of 2013, the #LCSM (Lung Cancer Social Media) hashtag has become THE place on Twitter to find up-to-date information about lung cancer research, treatment, and patient care.  In July 2013, the lung cancer community followed the precedent set by the #hcsm (Healthcare Social Media), #bcsm (Breast Cancer Social Media), and #btsm (Brain Tumor Social Media) communities and held its first “tweetchat” using the #LCSM hashtag. This chat gave rise to the #LCSM Community and spawned an website that posted blogs about upcoming chat topics… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 2021-11-04: #Lungcancer advocacy–what a difference a decade makes!

Join us for #LCSM Chat on Twitter this Thursday, November 4, at 5pm PT, 8pm ET as we celebrate the amazing growth of lung cancer advocacy over the past ten years. Please share to spread the word. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, also known as LCAM.  The first Lung Cancer Awareness Day in the United States was launch on November 14, 1998. It intentionally coincided with the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout in hopes that positive attention on lung cancer patients and research would counteract the stigma associated with… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 12/03/2020: 2020–Wild Year for #LungCancer

The #LCSM Chat on December 3, 2020, at 8 pm Eastern (5 pm Pacific) will review Lung Cancer Awareness Month activities, highlight ways 2020 impacted the lung cancer community, and share our hopes for 2021.  Our moderator Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) will lead the discussion with these questions: T1: How did you acknowledge Lung Cancer Awareness Month (#LCAM) this November? T2: What 2020 research findings were most important to you? T3: What new treatments were approved for lung cancer in 2020? T4: How else did lung cancer care change in 2020 (cough*#COVID19*cough)? T5: What… Read More