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.
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Previously: Report forecasts U.S. cancer survivors to increase to 18 million in a decade, Surviving 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