Sunday 19th February 2017,
The Liz Army

Browsing the "#btsm" Tag

Celebrating Cancer Hashtag Communities and a Moonshot (week of June 27-July 4, 2016)

This coming week, the online cancer hashtag communities will be celebrating. Why, you ask? We have two good reasons. The Cancer Moonshot Summit happens Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Washington, D.C. and in satellite locations all over the United States (see [...]

June 26, 2016 Surviving
Liz and Charlie at Stanford Medicine X in 2015

#BTSM community survey

Do you have a brain tumor, or care for someone who has a brain tumor? Do you also use the Internet and social media to search for healthcare information or to find support? Please consider participating in the #BTSM community survey: [...]

February 23, 2016 Brain Tumor Advocacy, Surviving
Brittany Maynard

I wish Brittany Maynard had met other 29-year-olds with brain cancer

Many people have asked me how I feel about Brittany Maynard’s decision to end her own life before she entered the final stages of her disease–a grade 4 glioblastoma (GBM), the same kind of brain cancer that took the life [...]

November 23, 2014 Surviving

How to participate in the #btsm tweet chat

NOTE: This post has been edited to reflect the most recent details regarding the #BTSM tweet chat. The “Brain Tumor Social Media” Twitter community successfully organized its first “tweet chat” in 2013. The chat was so successful that Cure Today’s [...]

May 26, 2013 Surviving
Brain tumor... what I really do

What I really do… living with a brain tumor

Just made this gem. Feel free to steal and share with your social networks. [...]

August 18, 2012 Surviving
Twitter Republic

The birth of the brain tumor hashtag on Twitter (and how it was inspired by the breast cancer community) #btsm

When it comes to team spirit, the breast cancer community has got it going on. This community certainly has enough patients, survivors and caregivers to give the community a boost when breast cancer accounts for a little more than 10 [...]

February 9, 2012 In Treatment, Newly Diagnosed, Surviving