Patient Power to work with PatientsLikeMe to create new videos for cancer patients

By: Patient Power, PatientsLikeMe
 
SEATTLE - March 10, 2015 - PRLog -- SEATTLE, March 10, 2015— Today, Patient Power (http://www.patientpower.info)®, an organization devoted to empowering cancer patients through information, and PatientsLikeMe (http://www.patientslikeme.com) announced a partnership to create and share inspirational patient stories and educational research information. The new video-based content will feature patients sharing their experiences living with cancer to give others insight as they navigate their own treatment journeys.

Patient Power Founders Andrew and Esther Schorr created patientpower.info to give people information that helps them get the best medicine and manage their health. Personal experience drives their mission: Andrew is a patient who has faced two cancers, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and myelofibrosis, and has participated in two clinical trials. Today Patient Power features rich programs from top medical experts, dedicated advocates and knowledgeable patients and care partners.

“With PatientsLikeMe, we have a partner who believes as deeply as we do in empowering patients,” said Andrew Schorr. “We look forward to expanding our resources and creating even more engaging and useful information for patients and family members who rely on our organizations.”

PatientsLikeMe Executive Vice President of Marketing and Patient Advocacy Michael Evers lauded Patient Power’s track record. “We’re so pleased to be working with a team that has helped thousands of patients around the world stay informed and make the best healthcare decisions, and look forward to extending that effort together in the months ahead.”

The videos will be available on both www.patientpower.info and www.patientslikeme.com.

About Patient Power (http://www.patientpower.info)

Patient Power LLC, founded in 2005, operating in the U.S. and now in Europe, is a patient education organization dedicated to connecting patients and care partners to the knowledge of a community of cancer experts to empower them to live well with cancer. From cutting-edge research and treatment news to coping with cancer in everyday life, our community-based health centers cover the topics most important to patients.  Through our video interviews, in-person events and online features, we provide patients with the tools and resources needed to better manage their cancer and live with hope. Patient Power is on the forefront of developing research and we bring treatment news as it happens through interviews with the top researchers at medical conferences. Also, patients and family members share their stories, insights and inspirational tips for coping with cancer.

About PatientsLikeMe

PatientsLikeMe® (www.patientslikeme.com) is a patient network that improves lives and a real-time research platform that advances medicine. Through the network, patients connect with others who have the same disease or condition and track and share their own experiences. In the process, they generate data about the real-world nature of disease that help researchers, pharmaceutical companies, regulators, providers, and nonprofits develop more effective products, services and care. With more than 300,000 members, PatientsLikeMe is a trusted source for real-world disease information and a clinically robust resource that has published more than 50 peer-reviewed research studies. Visit us at www.patientslikeme.com or follow us via our blog (http://blog.patientslikeme.com), Twitter (https://twitter.com/patientslikeme) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/PatientsLikeMe).

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