Maartens Journey presentation for Healthcare 2.0 event

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Published on March 24, 2009

Author: LensFitzgerald



Presentation for the presentatie for the Healthcare 2.0 event event in Nijmegen, the Netherlands on March 24th 2009.

Its the first time that i share my experiences with cancer on stage. There are some video's that you cant see on this presentations version.


INTAKE may 2008

maarten lens-fitzgerald


37 years old

88 kilo

non smoker

no allergies

1 brother

2 healthy parents

married to lori lens-fitzgerald

enjoys drinking good wine

just back from el bulli

is on stage every two months

just handed in his notice at rapidsugar

with 3 partners just started sprxmobile

blogt at

continuously shares what he is doing with 1000 people via Twitter

is busy and happy

with a cough...


how TRANSPARENCY supported me, improved my treatment and helped others

annoying cough

toch maar een long foto Twitter stream from June 4th (d-Day), on the left, me t weeting live as he goes to the doctor, is sent to the hospital, gets an x-ray. Word in yellow- Sterkte means strength

longarts more t witter steam june 4th- on the left my t weets as i wait for a CT scan, for me to arrive and gives blood

the X-Ray. The big cloud around my lungs is what set off the alarm bells

i have cancer

on the phone with parents, brother, (old) employer, business partners ...

Twitter stream of love made for me of all the t weets he recieved that day

plan for maartensjourney blog made 24 hours after diagnosis

nieuwe weg


naar italie

ok, zolang ze er maar niet op komen

Vincent Everts- who came to visit maarten (a t witteratzzi friend) every time he was in the hospital to give him gadgets to play with: A video camera, mobile phone with TV, Internet hub with continuous online access, microphone, ePC, endless toys he willingly shared to help him pass the time

15,717 page views

TRANSPARENCY generated involvement which resulted in the attention which made me feel better

matt 1: diagnosed 2 weeks after me

TRANSPARENCY helps others by showing that they are not alone, in detail

chemo done now what?

matt 2 doen with chemo

SUV value of 4


TRANSPARENCY improved my treatment through unasked assistance



the willingness of the health care professional

is the most important

co-directing for the best treatment

TOMORROW first results 6 months post chemo

thank you

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