On Thursday June 26, at 12 noon Eastern Time, the Journal of the American College of Radiology (#JACR) tweetchat will discuss the patient’s perspective of lung cancer screening. It will be hosted jointly by #JACR and #LCSM, using the hashtag #JACR, and will be moderated by Dr. Ruth Carlos (@ruthcarlosmd) of #JACR with guest moderators Ella Kazerooni, MD, and Janet Freeman-Daily (@JFreemanDaily) of #LCSM. #JACR posted about the chat and provided the following information: ————————————————— “Ruthie, your dad fell down and now he has cancer.” My dad had tripped down a short… Read More
#LCSM Chat Topic 6/19: Which lung cancer surgery outcomes are most important to patients & families?
Our topic for the next #LCSM Tweet Chat on Thursday, June 19th at 5 PM Pacific (8 PM Eastern) is “What are clinical and functional outcomes after lung cancer surgery that are most important to patients and their families?” The moderator for this chat is Dr. David Tom Cooke (@DavidCookeMD). Patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) seeks to help stakeholders (patients, their family members, friends and care providers) communicate and make informed healthcare decisions, allowing multiple voices to be heard in assessing the value and efficacy of healthcare options. PCOR answers patient-centered questions such as:… Read More