#LCSM Chat Topic 1/12 (2017)–“Lung cancer: who is at risk?”

Please join the #lcsm community and moderator @BrendonStilesMD for our first #LCSM Chat of 2017 on Thursday, January 12th, at 8 pm Eastern Time (5 pm Pacific).  The topic of the chat will be “Lung cancer: who is at risk?” Many in our own #lcsm community have either had lung cancer themselves or have family members who have been affected.  It is common therefore to wonder “Is my family at risk?” or “Am I next?” While exposure to tobacco smoke is the most well-known risk factor for lung cancer, other significant risk factors exist…. Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 8/25:  Pain and Lung Cancer Treatment: How Does it Affect You or Someone You Know?

Our topic for the next #LCSM Tweet Chat on Thursday, August 25th at 5 PM Pacific (8 PM Eastern) is “Pain and lung cancer treatment: How does it affect you or someone you know?”  The moderator for this chat is Dr. David Tom Cooke (@DavidCookeMD) Advances in the care and treatment of individuals with lung cancer are appearing rapidly.  With lung cancer screening we are finding earlier stage tumors.  With immunotherapy and targeted therapy, we are finding effective treatments for patients with advanced and metastatic lung cancer.  But during lung cancer interventions… Read More

#LCSM Chat Topic 6/30: #Cancer Hashtag Communities Talk Moonshot Ideas (Round 2) #cancerchat

As mentioned in a previous blog post (Celebrating Cancer Hashtag Communities and a Moonshot), the online cancer hashtag communities will be discussing ideas for the Cancer Moonshot this week. The 6/30 #LCSM Chat at 8 PM Eastern will be the second of two chats discussing Moonshot working group topics for improving cancer research and outcomes. The 6/27 #BCSM Chat will discuss ideas for three of the seven working groups: Expanding Clinical Trials, Enhanced Data Sharing, and Precision Prevention and Early Detection. The 6/30 #LCSM Chat at 8 PM Eastern Time (which occurs… Read More