#LCSM Chat Topic 10/5: Lung Cancer Advocacy: How we can help ourselves

With November Lung Cancer Awareness Month #LCAM17 just around the corner, this is a good time to explore the many ways we can do advocacy work, whether for ourselves or on behalf of a loved one. In fact, this is the topic of this Thursday’s edition of #LCSM Chat at 5 pm Pacific, 8 pm Eastern, moderated by Deana Hendrickson. So, let’s roll up our sleeves and get to it. Topic Questions T1: Are there particular advocacy groups with whom you like to work? Which ones? Why? T2: Have you ever done… Read More

#LCSM Chat topic 12/1: #LCAM Wrap-Up

November and Lung Cancer Awareness Month are both ending soon.  During our December 1, 2016 #LCSM Chat (at 8 pm Eastern Time), we will discuss the various #LCAM campaigns and initiatives and assess what worked, and what didn’t. Before the chat, please think about the lung cancer advocacy campaigns and events you observed during #LCAM, as well as the social media activity they generated and audiences they reached.  You can find links to some of these activities on the 11/03 #LCSM Chat blog post. During the chat, your moderator @JFreemanDaily will pose… Read More

#LCSM Chat topic 11/17– FB Live Q&A with NCI on Immunotherapy and Clinical Trials

For Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is once again partnering with #LCSM Chat for a special event. During the first half of our November 17 tweetchat, which starts at the usual 8 PM Eastern time (5 PM Pacific), the NCI’s Dr. Shakun Malik (head of thoracic oncology therapeutics) and Janet Freeman-Daily (lung cancer patient/activist and founding member of #LCSM Chat) will have a 30-minute Facebook Live question and answer session on the topic of “Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer: New Research and Clinical Trials.”  The Facebook Live event will… Read More