• Join Us for Informative Twitter Chats

    Join Dana-Farber experts for informative disease-based Twitter chats.

    Young Adult Cancer Twitter Chats

    The Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (@DanaFarberYAP) hosted a series of Twitter chats (#YAPchat) to address the challenges facing young adults with cancer and the strategies they can use to cope. The chats featured expert Karen Fasciano, PsyD, director of the Young Adult Program.

    Have questions you’d like to ask during the chat? Tweet them to @DanaFarberYAP. Follow the conversation on Twitter through the hashtag #YAPchat.

    Read the transcripts for recent chats for young adults, which included:

    "Young adults, humor, and cancer"

    Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:00 p.m., ET

    "Coping mechanisms for young adults undergoing cancer treatment"

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 8:00 p.m. ET

    "Young adults, cancer, and a changing worldview"

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 8:00 p.m. ET

    If you have an idea for a Twitter chat, please email yap@dfci.harvard.edu, or Tweet to @DanaFarberYAP. 

    Neuro-oncology Cancer Twitter Chats

    Our summer Neuro-oncology Twitter chat was:

    Living with Brain Tumors

    July 31, 2014

    About the chat

    Dana-Farber partnered with the National Brain Tumor Society to host this Twitter chat. Topics covered included symptoms, treatment, exercise, nutrition, and research breakthroughs. The chat featured special guest David Reardon, MD, Dana-Farber’s clinical director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology.

    Living with Brain Tumors Twitter Chat flyer  
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