We welcomed 32 participants, averaged 12 tweets per participant and had over 1 million impressions. You can find more of our chat statistics here and the transcript of our chat here.
The topic questions that drove our discussion this evening were:
T1: How has your experience with cancer impacted your holiday traditions and celebrations?
T2: What tips can you offer to those going through the holidays while in active treatment?
T3: What's your advice on handling family and friends who still expect you to create the “perfect” holiday?
T4: How will your holidays be different this year? Will you ask for help? Did you ask your healthcare team about food & activities?
Please check below for the resources that were shared during the chat. Patients & caregivers are invited to continue our discussion on the Smart Patients platform at https://t.co/yHJfsjcmMS .
We look forward to you joining us on January 14th, 2014 for our discussion of "Gyn Cancer Risk Factors".
Christina and I wish you a very Happy Holiday and a Healthy and Happy New Year.
Celebrating the Holidays after a Cancer Diagnosis: A Survivor's Guide
Holiday Eating Tips If You're in Cancer Treatment via @AmericanCancer
Coping with Cancer and the Holidays - A Delicate Balance via @COPING_cancer
Five Ideas for Maintaining your Holiday Cheer via @CancerDotNet
4 Holiday Party Tips for Cancer Patients @MDAndersonNews
Challenge of Self-Care during the Holidays via Cancer Help Hub
Topic of the Month: Coping With Cancer During the Holidays -
Heartfelt blog post via Mommy Upgrade on loss to cancer paired w/ mouth-watering make-ahead french toast recipe to bring a friend http://t.co/mcKCXtofi6#gyncsm
The challenge of being alone - @CancerCare