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#BCSM Blog

Good night, Jody.
By: Alicia
In: Jody
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May 18, 2016

It started with a tweet.  Cancer survivorship was the unifying force.  In 2009, Jody Schoger and I first connected while participating in Livestrong’s first major social media campaign.  The campaign was simple: send out a tweet with the hashtag #BeatCancer and tell the world how you’d crush cancer. #BeatCancer made the rounds on twitter, and […]

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We Love You, Jody
On: Apr 22, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

Jody Schoger, co-founder of this amazing community, has now entered hospice care. The following was posted by her sister Megan McCready on Facebook today and is re-posted here with her permission: Dear friends: my sister, Jody Schoger, is now in hospice care at home. There is no medical treatment available for her, and her liver is […]

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Introducing Cancer Harbors

Guest Post by Alene Nitzky Cancer Harbors™ introduces an interactive online service designed to meet the needs of people who have recently completed cancer treatment. The low-cost program is ideally designed for the needs of early stage breast cancer survivors, but those with other types and stages of cancer will benefit from nearly all of the […]

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Receiving a New Cancer Diagnosis and Test Results: Can We Do Better?

In October 2015, we asked the online cancer patient community for input on their preferences for receiving an initial cancer diagnosis and other test results. The question was prompted by a discussion on a breast surgeon forum. We received 1000 completed surveys! On April 16th, 2016,  Dr. Deanna Attai presented “Survey of Patient Perspectives on […]

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