#LCSM Chat Topic 05/09/2019: What’s new in early stage lung cancer

Our May 9, 2019 #LCSM Chat at 8 pm Eastern (5 pm Pacific) will focus on the newest treatments for early stage lung cancer. The topic should be interesting to all who deal with early stage disease — patients, caregivers, oncology nurses, surgeons, radiologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, and oncologists. Although we have all heard about the tremendous advances in the treatment of metastatic lung cancer, we sometimes don’t appreciate the incredible progress we have also made in diagnosing and treating early stage lung cancer. Early stage patients can realistically strive for and expect… Read More

#LCSM Chat 5/31/18: Lung Cancer at ASCO 2018

For the upcoming #LCSM chat on Thursday, 5/31 at 8 PM Eastern (5 PM Pacific), we’re going to preview some of the key abstracts in lung cancer and mesothelioma that will be presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in Chicago in early June. This meeting brings together over 38,000 cancer specialists every year to review thousands of presentations. Nobody can see it all, and one important aspect of not being overwhelmed is knowing what should be the focus of your attention. Dr. Jack West has compiled two… Read More

#LCSM Chat 10/8: Be the Change for #LCAM15

November is just around the corner! The #lcsm community will spend our October 8 chat (at 8 PM ET, 5 PM PT) discussing our plans for #LCAM15 (the Symplur-registered healthcare hashtag for Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2015). Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) will be moderating. This year during #LCAM15, @lcsmchat will be highlighting patients and the research that’s helping us stay alive. Each day we will post a link to a lung cancer clinical trial and a picture of someone who has had lung cancer. The pictures will be posted with two hashtags, #LCAM15… Read More