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Advocacy

#BCSM Spotlight – METAvivor

By Lori Marx-Rubiner President, METAvivor Board of Directors METAvivor was founded in 2009 by four Stage IV or MBC (metastatic breast cancer) patients, who understood that the key to saving lives was medical research. While roughly one in three patients with breast cancer will become metastatic, only 3% of funding is directed toward research to […]

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2015 SXSW Panel – The Internet and Cancer
On: Mar 16, 2015
By: Alicia

Tomorrow, I’ll be on a panel with Alicia Quarles from E! News and Megan Brown from Fox News discussing how cancer survivors and care givers utilize social media.  The moderator will be Stacey Bernstein from Weber Shandwick..  Here is the background on the panel: “Is bedside manner dead? Has digital health made doctors’ patient care quite frankly, less […]

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5 Goals for #MetsMonday

Guest Post by Katherine O’Brien “I am a mother, a wife, a business owner, an artist, and a lover of all that lives,” is how Beth Fairchild of New Bern, NC describes herself on her Twitter page (@bethfairchildnc). “I also have advanced stage breast cancer.” Beth was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in her early […]

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Live, from the HIMSS Patient Engagement Summit… it’s Alicia and Casey!!
On: Feb 5, 2015
By: bcsmadmin

Join us on Monday, February 9, at 6pm PT | 9pm ET for a special #BCSM chat from the HIMSS Patient Engagement Summit in Orlando FL. #BCSM leader Alicia Staley and Casey Quinlan are both in Orlando to participate in two panels at the Summit about the current state of patient engagement, and how to improve the doctor/patient relationship to […]

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