[FUNDING/RESEARCH/CANCER] Onto Second Round for Social Media Bid with @MacmillanCancer

Macmillan, a cancer charity, seeks to undertake research with impact, keen to invest ‘in research that will deliver long term benefits for people living with cancer’. As someone who has found herself in ‘the cancer world’, and as a digital researcher, I was not surprised to find how helpful Facebook groups (along with other social […]

[CANCER/MEDIA] How Facebook Can Help My Cancer Fight with @BCloudUK

Dr Bex Lewis explains to Jonathan Symcox how social media had an “overwhelmingly positive” impact on her battle against breast cancer: An extract: I was privileged this week to speak with Dr Bex Lewis at an #HonestTalks event focused on social media run by Fourth Day PR. A senior lecturer in digital marketing at Manchester […]

[CANCER] A Space for Sharing, play by @DeadEarnest for @Space4Sharing

On Friday I went to watch ‘A Space for Sharing‘, a play by Dead Earnest, resulting from research undertaken by the research project ‘A Shared Space & A Space for Sharing‘. Made it for the play on social media/breast cancer. #spaceforsharing A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jun 1, 2018 at 10:22am PDT […]

[CANCER] A week after #Radiotherapy Finishes #CancerLife

This time last week I was still trying to process that ‘active treatment’ had finished… hence the little video of ringing the ‘End of Treatment’ BellĀ (and a few pics if you click through)… thanks to Karen who came with me – I really wasn’t sure how I’d feel – a little bit emotional, but mostly […]

[CANCER] Quarter of the way through #Radiotherapy

After last week’s #Take1 for radiotherapy, this Tuesday we went for #Take2. I had to go back into the CT scanner on Thursday (didn’t need to see the Dr), and new measurements were taken, and then the planning has to be done, so they couldn’t start that day. Everyone who’s done chemotherapy says this is […]