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A three-time cancer survivor shares her perspective on peer-to-peer healthcare

A three-time cancer survivor shares her perspective on peer-to-peer healthcare

Liza Bernstein has battled cancer three times and she’s still standing. On her journey from victim to victor, Bernstein used the advice of physicians and a bookshelf full of texts to better understand the risks and benefits of treatment options and to cope with the life-changing diagnosis.

Seeking more information, she also ventured online to broaden her horizons and gain a comprehensive view of current medical research and how it applied to her. In this newly posted video, Bernstein discusses using social media to engage in peer-to-peer health care and share tips with the newly diagnosed.

Bernstein is one of 35 ePatients who received a scholarship to attend the Medicine X conference taking place Sept. 28-30 on the Stanford campus. Regular registration for the event ends August 1.

More news about Stanford Medicine X is available in the Medicine X category.

Previously: Report forecasts U.S. cancer survivors to increase to 18 million in a decadeSurviving is just half the battle: More on Stanford’s new survivorship clinic and A call for rehab services for cancer survivors
Via Medicine X blog

2 Responses to “ A three-time cancer survivor shares her perspective on peer-to-peer healthcare ”

  1. AnneMarie Says:

    I am proud to call Liza my FRIEND even though I am one of those people from her “internet” community. This is beautiful….. Tears rolling down my face…. Thank you for sharing this with all of us who know Liza so well.

  2. Ann Becker-Schutte Says:

    Liza is an amazing community member, and an amazing human being. She’ll be such a wonderful contributor to the Medicine X event!

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