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Patient Engagement

Ask the Docs!

On Monday 8/29 we’ll have a different take on open mic night – it will be “Ask the Docs”. There will be several physicians on hand to answer your questions. To try to keep it from being a complete free for all please tweet your questions or post them as comments in the blog. We […]

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What Do Patients Prefer?
On: Jun 21, 2016
By: bcsmadmin

In October, we asked you to participate in a research survey designed to identify how patients prefer to be notified of a new cancer diagnosis and cancer-related test results. The results were presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons in April. The full manuscript – What Do Patients Prefer? Understanding […]

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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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Cancer Survivorship and Social Media

You have been asked to participate in this survey that is designed to answer several questions. There is a relative lack of information on the extent of involvement of cancer survivors in online support groups, chat rooms, and journal clubs, and a lack of information on the frequency with which survivors receive information after cancer […]

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