Category Archives: Engaged Patient

Engaged Patient

Progress Report From Bill Gardner, Engaged in Radiation Treatment

Readers of this blog and The Incidental Economist blog may be familiar with Bill Gardner, an experienced physician, researcher, educator and writer who is blogging while in cancer treatment. I have been tracking his reports with posts here at Engaging Patients that link to his over at TIE. In a post published earlier this month, […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 94 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop

I consider myself one of the lucky ones. When I was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in 2009, I had a 40% to 50% chance of surviving five years. Now, 11 years later, not only am I alive, but as far as we know, I’m also cancer-free. So, now I’m lucky in more ways than […]

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Brenda Denzler Brenda Denzler is a writer and editor living in North Carolina. She holds a doctorate degree from Duke University and worked as an editor at UNC-Chapel Hill prior to being diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer in 2009. She became a cancer survivor on the day she was diagnosed.

Brenda Denzler has 2 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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A Cancer Patient’s Perspective on the Pandemic; Updates From Dr. Bill Gardner

In a post published earlier this month, I mentioned Bill Gardner, Ph.D., as an example of a patient for whom diagnosis had been delayed by effects from the coronavirus pandemic on medical care. I also mentioned that Dr. Gardner, a contributing writer for the Incidental Economist blog, intended to report on his cancer experience in […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 94 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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YouTube Star Becomes an Engaged Patient

With charming, self-deprecating humor, Simone Giertz designs robots to dys-automate common tasks like toothbrushing and eating soup and demonstrates the design process and results on short videos. Giertz is great company in a world where things often go wrong, often when we’ve worked especially hard to make them go right. In her version, no one […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 94 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter