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Beyond16,000 #ASCO13 tweets: leveraging the use of social media for ASCO and the oncology community

For those who have been actively tweeting during the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, Twitter may have made their 2013 ASCO experience a little different–researchers who did not know each other quickly started a conversation online, oncologists who missed a session found key data through a simple Twitter search, journalists realized […]

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Learning from Patients

Last week Stanford Medicine blog Scope wrote about Experts by Experience, a collection of patient stories published on the blog in early 2012. I read patient stories almost every day as part of my job, but these candid accounts—written by patients with different conditions from the online community Inspire—still struck me deeply. The past Saturday […]

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