As 2015 comes to an end, we would like to take a moment to highlight a few of our most popular posts and to thank the people who contributed to the popularity of these posts. We cannot thank the authors enough that have contributed, such as Marie Ennis-O’Connor, Tori Tomalia, Cindy Chmielewski, Dr. Michael Thompson, Edward Leigh, and Deana Hendrickson. Your efforts to Patient Empowerment Network are greatly appreciated.
PEN would also like to thank our sponsor AstraZeneca and our partner LUNGevity for their support in creating these posts.
Most Popular Posts of 2015
Virtual patient communities offer support and information to cancer patients.
Tori Tomalia, a lung cancer patient explains the stigma of lung cancer, and that it doesn’t happen to only those who smoke.
When applied to clinical trials, wearable technology is a potentially powerful research tool to gather clinical data in real-time and provides remote patient monitoring.
Clinical research is changing. No longer the sole preserve of clinicians and researchers, the Internet and new digital technologies are reinventing the way in which patients take part in the clinical trials process.
Carol Preston talks to myeloma patient Cindy Chmielewski about her role in advocating for clinical trials. Cindy explains how her cancer journey took her to self-advocacy and advocating for others in her community through social media.
Dr. Michael Thompson discusses with Carol Preston the reasons behind some patients apprehensiveness towards clinical trials.
What can you do in support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month
LVNG With is a community for people living with a lung cancer diagnosis. These people share their story and help inspire others like them.
Edward Leigh, Founder and Director of The Center for Healthcare Communication, shares his tips for creating a “medical résumé” to ensure great healthcare experiences.
In the Empowering Lung Cancer Patients Town Meeting, Deana Hendrickson talks about how important it is to connect with other patients and advocates online.
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The Clinical Trial Toolkit is a resource to help you find clinical trials and financial assistance. You can view our Patients Helping Patients Blog for various aspects and perspectives of clinical trials. Also, don’t miss our Videos of patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals!