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 07-Oct-2021: Best in Show–Lung Cancer Highlights from #WCLC21 & #ESMO21

Two premier oncology professional organizations, ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) and IASLC (International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer), held meetings in September.  On Thursday, October 7, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific), #LCSM Chat will discuss major lung cancer findings from IASLC 2021 World Conference on Lung Cancer (#WCLC21) and the ESMO 2021 Annual Meeting (#ESMO21). We will examine #WCLC21 and #ESMO21 presentations that could have major impacts on lung cancer clinical care, and why these are important to the lung cancer community. Our moderator Charu Aggarwal… Read More