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Conversation Starters: Lisa O’Leary and Adam Hayden Discuss Their New Virtual Support Forum

It’s hard to imagine there is anyone more committed to the brain tumor community than Adam Hayden or Lisa O’Leary. If you read this blog, follow social media conversations about brain tumors (#BTSM), attend Head to the Hill, or read cancer-focused publications, you’re likely already familiar with their names. They tweet; they post on Facebook […]

What the Brain Tumor Community Was Reading in 2017

This year we covered many topics on this blog, from stories of strength, determination, and dedication in the community; to news on research progress; clinical trial results and updates; innovation; and FDA approvals. We saw glioblastoma again enter the national consciousness, with the unfortunate news of Senator John McCain’s diagnosis (see below), as well as some […]

Q&A: How Social Media, Hashtags, and Dedicated Advocates are Shaping the Brain Tumor Community

The following is a Q&A* with Charlie Blotner and Liz Salmi, founders of the #BTSM Twitter Chat. The chats take place the first Sunday evening of each month at 6pm PT/9pm ET. They collaborated on the answers, which have been lightly-edited for length and clarity.  Q: For the non-social media savvy in the audience can […]

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