We had thirty-seven participants and 435 tweets in the hour. You can find a copy of the transcript here and analytics here.
The topic questions we presented:
T1A: What are the signs of recurrence for the main GYN cancer types & how is recurrence confirmed?
T1B: If you had a recurrence, what signs/ symptoms did you have? Please include in answer which gyn cancer you had.
T2A: How likely is a GYN cancer recurrence and where might the recurrence occur?
T2B: If you had a recurrence, where did your recurrence occur? Please share cancer type in your tweet.
T3A: What treatments might be offered for a recurrence? Different than first-line?
T3B: Survivors: What factors did U consider when choosing a treatment 4 recurrence? Did U consider #clinicaltrials? join trial?
T3C: From the provider perspective, what factors do you feel patients should consider? How do clinical trials fit in?
T4A: What tips & resources can help patients and families cope w/ the emotional impact of a recurrence? also the fear of recurrence?
T4B: If you had a recurrence, what did you find helpful? Survivors, what helps you cope with fear of recurrence?
Please scroll down for the Resources shared during the chat.
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All Gyn Cancers:
SGO article on Gyn Cancer Surveillance - http://t.co/jE1zHVNKNk
Addressing Fear of Cancer Recurrence -
Psychological responses to cancer recurrence @DrZVO http://t.co/zK74g3F9sC
Clinical trials - OCRF - http://www.ocrf.org/about-ovarian-cancer/clinical-trials
- OCNA http://t.co/kvsH0Cbuf9
- EmergingMed http://t.co/ol70kBmFJw
"Autonomy" Dr Don Dizon http://connection.asco.org/Commentary/Article/ID/3289/Autonomy.aspx
Online Support : http://www.inspire.com/
When Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence via @AmericanCancer http://t.co/8eAUbV2yUV
Tech Times 3 in 10 Cancer PatientsStruggling with Anxiety, Depression http://www.techtimes.com/articles/17339/20141007/3-in-10-cancer-patients-struggle-with-anxiety-depression.htm#ixzz3FSxokl3l
Dealing with Cancer Recurrence Cancer.Net http://t.co/pRKzR5c2Z8
SURVIVORSHIP: Six Tips for Managing Fear of Cancer Recurrence. Via MSKCC http://t.co/hAxrQwtjUv
Ovarian Cancer Recurrence:
Risk of recurrence chart http://t.co/I0iR9eDHPL
Recurrence guide @NOCC_National http://t.co/szfq9NsnV3
Top 10 Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer http://t.co/MmsrYaHQvi
Connect with Other Survivors OCNA http://t.co/5FbqHtzY0C
Hope Annie Ellis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAgccM84HXw
Drug Combo Shows Promise for Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer http://t.co/1pftFKizuO