#LCSM Chats occur on Twitter once each month on a Thursday at 8 PM Eastern Time (5 PM Pacific). Below is the schedule for past chats and the next few chats in reverse chronological order. Past dates are linked to chat transcripts (transcripts courtesy of Symplur, a website dedicated to following and tracking social media trends in healthcare). Topics are linked to #LCSM Chat blog posts about that topic. If a Wakelet recap of the chat is available (curated collection of tweets), its link appears in parentheses.
Dec 5, 2019: Ho Ho How to do Holidays with Cancer
Nov 7, 2019: LC Awareness—Are We Making a Difference?
Oct 3, 2019: The Path to Research Advocacy
Sep 19, 2019: World Lung (#WCLC19) Wrap-Up
August, 2019: Joint cancer community chat (topic TBD)
July 11, 2019: “Basics of Biomarker Testing” #cancersm chat (Wakelet archive)
Jun 20, 2019: Lung Cancer Conference Highlights
May 09, 2019: What’s New in Early Stage Lung Cancer
Apr 11, 2019: Why Research Matters for Lung Cancer
Mar 07, 2019: Biomarker Magicians (or, Why We Love Pathologists)
Feb 7, 2019: Is it worth the drive?
Jan 10, 2019: Immunotherapy–What Patients Need to Know
Dec 27, 2018: No Chat (Holiday Break)
Dec 13, 2018: No Chat (Holiday Break)
Nov 29, 2018: What’s a cancer model, and why should I care?
Nov 15, 2018: #LCAM Open Mic Nite
Nov 1, 2018: #LCAM and Evolution of Lung Cancer Advocacy
Oct 18, 2018: Lung Cancer Screening–Never a Better Time Than Now
Oct 4, 2018: Highlights from #WCLC2018
Summer Hiatus (no chat Jun 28, Jul 12 & 26, Aug 9 & 23, Sep 6 & 20)
Jun 14, 2018: Immunotherapy–the ultimate personalized therapy
May 31, 2018: Lung Cancer at ASCO 2018
May 17, 2018: Open Mic Night
May 3, 2018: What Defines a “Quality” #LungCancer Treatment Center? Thoughts from the Frontline
Apr 19, 2018: Life & Breath Rally – Lung Cancer is a National Emergency
Apr 5, 2018: Open Mic Nite
Mar 22, 2018: Slicing the Pie–How Can Lung Cancer Patient Groups, Clinicians, and Researchers Best Work Together?
Mar 8, 2018: Cancer advocacy 101–patients & conferences
Feb 22, 2018: Lung cancer research–Why we need it and how we can get more
Feb 8, 2018: Right to Try Laws and CIMAVax
Jan 25, 2018: Open Mic Nite–What’s on your mind?
Jan 11, 2018: Defining “hope” for lung cancer
Dec 28, 2017: NO CHAT — see you in January!
Dec 14, 2017: #LCSM Community 2017 Highlights, Visions for 2018
Nov 30, 2017: Expanding the web of knowledge in #lungcancer
Nov 16, 2017: Running on Empty—Advocacy and Burnout
Nov 2, 2017: What Was Your Favorite #LCSM Chat, and Why?
Oct 19, 2017: World Conference on Lung Cancer (#WCLC2017) Wrap-Up
Oct 5, 2017: Lung Cancer Advocacy: How we can help ourselves?
Sept 21, 2017: Patient-Clinician Communication in Cancer Care–Conflicting Ideals vs. Reality?
Sept 7, 2017: Doing Cancer When You Have Kids (Wakelet recap)
August 24, 2017: Summer vacation (no chat)
August 10, 2017: The Ins and Outs of Lung Cancer Biopsies (Wakelet recap)
July 28, 2017: Happy birthday #LCSM–four and feisty!
July 13, 2017: Balancing Connection to Others in the Cancer Community with the Risk of Loss
June 29, 2017: When Doctors Disagree
June 15, 2017: Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs)—more effective than some approved cancer drugs for advanced disease
June 1, 2017: Community Grief–Dealing with our Cumulative Losses
May 18, 2017: What’s PFS Got to Do with It?
May 4, 2017: The PDQ on MTBs: Why are multidisciplinary tumor boards important in #lungcancer?
April 20, 2017: Online Cancer Education: What are the Best Tools & Current Limitations?
April 6, 2017: Who Needs Research Anyway: How Have You Been Impacted by Lung Cancer Research?
March 23, 2017: What Is a High-Value Cancer Drug?
March 9, 2017: Test Tumors to Target Lung Cancer
February 23, 2017: Living with Cancer–What’s in your Toolbox?
February 9, 2017: Flip the Clinic for Lung Cancer–What Works Best?
January 26, 2017: Education and Shared Decision Making for Cancer Patients in the Era of Fake News and Post-Truths
January 12, 2017: Lung cancer: who is at risk?
December 29, 2016: NO CHAT (happy holidays, everyone!)
December 15, 2016: #LCSM Chat Topic 12/15: Holiday Open House
December 4, 2016: “What I Like About the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer” (#LCSM Chat on FB Live) (video)
December 01, 2016: #LCAM Wrap-Up
November 17, 2016: #LCSM Chat topic 11/17– FB Live Q&A with NCI on Immunotherapy and Clinical Trials (view Facebook Live video Lung Cancer Clinical Trials: Advances in Immunotherapy)
November 3, 2016: #LCAM–Pick Your Passion
October 20, 2016: Social media and doctors–should we go there?
October 6, 2016: Cancer Cure vs. Chronic Disease: How Critical is the Difference?
September 22, 2016: Let’s Talk #LCAM 2016
September 8, 2016: You’ve Been Diagnosed With Lung Cancer…Now What?
August 25, 2016: Pain and Lung Cancer Treatment–How Does it Affect You or Someone You Know?
August 11, 2016: Direct to Consumer (DTC) Advertising in Lung Cancer–Educating Patients or Oversimplifying to Sell?
July 28, 2016: Happy birthday #LCSM–3 and thriving!
July 14, 2016: The Spectrum of Progression: What Would YOU Do?
June 30, 2016: #Cancer Hashtag Communities Talk Moonshot Ideas (Round 2) #cancerchat
June 16, 2016: Improving quality of life for lung cancer patients
June 2, 2016: Open Mic Nite — What’s on your mind?
May 26, 2016: Top 10 Key Abstracts on Lung Cancer (and Mesothelioma) at ASCO 2016: An #LCSM Preview
May 19, 2016: NO CHAT (moved to 5/26)
May 5, 2016: Know Before You Go—Conference Prep 101
April 21, 2016: Doctor Shopping in the Age of Social Media (Wakelet recap by @nxtstop1)
April 7, 2016: Cancersplaining–navigating tough moments
March 24, 2016: How Can We Overcome Hurdles in Clinical Lung Cancer Research?
March 10, 2016: Living Metastatic (#AMSM)–common experiences across cancers
February 25, 2016: Communicating patient goals and values for #lungcancer treatment
February 11, 2016: Online collaboration and support in the #LCSM community
January 28, 2016: What Does the Lung Cancer Community Expect from the New Cancer Moonshot Program?
January 14, 2016: What Clinical Questions Can We Study to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment Outcomes?
December 31, 2015: Happy New Year’s Eve! (no chat)
December 17, 2015: Reflecting on 2015, Projecting 2016 for the Lung Cancer Community
December 3, 2015: The Lung Cancer Advocacy Dilemma: Bridging the Smoking History Divide
November 19, 2015: SPECIAL EVENT: Google Hangout on Air & simultaneous #LCSM Chat at 2pm ET co-sponsored by #LCSM Chat and the National Cancer Institute: “Changing Landscape of Lung Cancer Research & Treatment”
November 5, 2015: How do we move the needle on lung cancer?
October 22, 2015: Sharing Your Story–Talking Points for Lung Cancer Advocates
October 8, 2015: Be the Change for #LCAM15
September 24, 2015: NO #LCSM Chat
**NOTE: change in schedule**
September 17, 2015: Surgery or Radiation for Early Staged, Operable Lung Cancer: Which Road Should I Take?
September 10, 2015: Highlights of the World Conference on Lung Cancer (no blog)
August 27, 2015: Let’s get social… in our health?
August 13, 2015: How can we fight the rising cost of cancer care?
July 30, 2015: What’s the Role Today of Whole Brain Radiation for Lung Cancer with Brain Metastases?
July 16, 2015: Happy 2nd Birthday #LCSM Chat!
July 2, 2015: NO #LCSM CHAT (have a nice break!)
June 18, 2015: What I wish I’d known before my lung cancer treatment
June 4, 2015: Moving Ahead with Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer–Biomarkers, Timing, Duration, and Combinations
May 21, 2015: Living with and Beyond Lung Cancer
May 7, 2015: Spreading Hope for Lung Cancer
April 23, 2015: Discussing the Role of the Cost of Cancer Therapies. Does Cost Limit Care?
April 9, 2015: Shared decision making (#sdm) for #lungcancer screening with #LDCT: What is the best approach?
March 26, 2015: The Landscape of the #LungCancer World After Opdivo–Where We Are, Where We’re Going
March 12, 2015: Giving Back–Ways to Help Other Cancer Patients
February 26, 2015: Changing the Language of Cancer
February 12, 2015: #IWishMyDoc and #IWishMyPatient
January 29, 2015: How Do Patients Decide Where to Seek Cancer Treatment?
January 15, 2015: Should the FDA Regulate Which Cancer Tests You Can Have?
January 1, 2015: NO CHAT (Happy New Year!)
December 18, 2014: A Year-End Focus on the Highlights of 2014
December 4, 2014: CMS lung cancer screening rules: overboard, or on the mark?
November 20, 2014: Know your radon risk (Wakelet recap)
November 5, 2014 (special chat): @TheNCI hosts chat on precision medicine in lung cancer (Wakelet recap curated by @TheNCI)
October 23, 2014: How can we help new stage IV lung cancer patients consider 2nd opinions, mutation testing and clinical trials?
October 9, 2014: Helping media to cover #LCAM14
September 25, 2014: Challenges in making LDCT screening chest scans standard of care for high risk patients
September 11, 2014: Social Media Ideas for #LCAM14 — Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2014 (Storify recap)
August 28, 2014: What would you like to see on the #LCSM Website? (Storify recap)
August 21, 2014 (off week–no transcript): Practice Tweetchat (Wakelet recap of Hints for Joining a Tweetchat)
August 14, 2014: How Can We Bring the Benefits of #LCSM to Those Who Are Not Online?
July 31, 2014: #LCSM Celebrates a Year of Informative Chats and Awesome Support!
July 17, 2014: Help us define the benefits of online resources for lung cancer patients
July 3, 2014: #LCSM is on hiatus — If you’re in the US, enjoy the long holiday weekend!
June 19, 2014: Which Lung Cancer Surgery Outcomes Are Most Important to Patients & Families?
June 5, 2014: Volunteer Opportunities with Lung Cancer Nonprofits (Wakelet recap)
May 22, 2014: Top 10 Key LC Presentations at ASCO 2014 (Wakelet recap by @brianreid)
May 8, 2014: Lung Cancer Medical Records: What You Need to Know (Wakelet recap)
April 24, 2014: Cost vs. Value with Expensive Cancer Treatments (Wakelet recap)
April 10, 2014: Exercise During and After Lung Cancer Treatment (Wakelet recap)
March 27, 2014: Should All Targeted Rx Lung Cancer Trials be Biomarker-Selective? (Wakelet recap)
March 13, 2014: Stress, Anxiety and Lung Cancer: How Do You Cope? (Wakelet recap)
February 27, 2014: What do cancer patients want from their doctors and online support groups? (Wakelet recap)
February 13, 2014: Brainstorming: How Do We Erase The Stigma of Lung Cancer? (Wakelet recap)
January 30, 2014: Practice-changing Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Wakelet recap)
January 16, 2014: Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients (Wakelet recap)
January 2, 2014: Lung Cancer’s Highlights from 2013; Predictions, Hopes for 2014
December 19, 2013: Lung Cancer Screening: the Good, the Bad, and the Indolent
December 5, 2013: Is the System of Clinical Trials Fair for Patients?
November 21, 2013: Resources for Learning About Lung Cancer
November 7, 2013: Biopsies and Tissue Collection
October 24, 2013: Social Media & Lung Cancer Advocacy: What Can I Do?
October 10, 2013: How Much Evidence Do We Really Need to Change Treatment Recommendations?
September 26, 2013: How Can We Accelerate Cancer Research with Online Education and Social Media?
September 5, 2013: Can Lung Cancer Be Overtreated?
August 22, 2013: Cost of Cancer Drugs
August 8, 2013: Does The Lung Cancer Community Risk Losing Unity By Breaking Into Subgroups?