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Celebrating Cancer Hashtag Communities and a Moonshot

On Wednesday, June 29th, I’ll be in DC for the Cancer Moonshot Summit.   On July 4th, 2016, the #BCSM Twitter chat will be 5 years old.  5 years old.  How is that even possible? These are two amazing events that call for some serious celebration.  In the spirit of community and celebration, #BCSM will […]

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8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Conference
On: Jun 20, 2016
By: Alicia

This past week, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the 8th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference. The theme for this year’s conference was Innovation in a Rapidly Changing Landscape. Each day was packed with presentations and key notes on survivorship topics. Over the course of the conference, three key themes emerged: Survivorship Care […]

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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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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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