Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter

“Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter,” By Targeted Oncology.

#BCSM – breast cancer social media – is a dynamic online network and community dedicated exclusively to women and men affected by breast cancer. The tweetchat takes place every Monday evening at 9 pm ET/8 pm Central/6 pm Pacific in real time. Dr. Deanna . . . → Read More: Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter

How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death

“How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death.” By Paul Bisceglio, The Atlantic.

Death has long been taboo in an American culture that values youth, but an open conversation online can increase our enjoyment of life and understanding of its eventual end.

Social media support networks tend to enable more frequent and lower-stakes . . . → Read More: How Social Media Is Changing The Way We Approach Death

Twitter Community #BCSM Expands Online To Broaden Patient Engagement

“Twitter Community #BCSM Expands Online To Broaden Patient Engagement.” By Dan Munro, Forbes.

Last week, the ongoing twitter conversation under the hashtag #BCSM officially expanded online in support of the global breast cancer community. The new website is here: http://www.bcsmcommunity.org – and there’s a companion YouTube Channel here. The hashtag itself stands for Breast Cancer . . . → Read More: Twitter Community #BCSM Expands Online To Broaden Patient Engagement

Breast cancer survivor group is a social movement

“Breast cancer survivor group is a social movement.” By Liz Szabo, USA Today

Twitter, perhaps best known lately as a source of Big Bird jokes, might not seem like the first place to look for a breast cancer support group, a boot camp in medical research or the seeds of a social movement. Yet a . . . → Read More: Breast cancer survivor group is a social movement

Redefining Pink

Since the end of September everything you see — from buses to billboards to Monday Night football to the grocery store — shimmers in pink. You can “support breast cancer research” (so it is said) by purchasing everything imaginable and a multitude of the unimaginable as well. Every year it gets worse. Google Breast Cancer . . . → Read More: “Redefining Pink”