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

Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet

“Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet.” By Stuart Elliott, The New York Times.

Editorial comment: Stuart Elliott’s article describes the perceived success of Internet fundraising as demonstrated by the recent social media blockbuster, the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge. However, it also reflects a corporation’s plucky desire to deflect well-founded critique and instead . . . → Read More: Estée Lauder to Weave Pink Ribbons Through the Internet

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