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LANtern® (Lupus Asian Network)

LANtern in the News

Articles about LANtern

Joint presentation by Arthritis Foundation, NYC Chapter, and LANtern® Sing Tao Journal, March 2012. Conducted in Cantonese for Chinese American community in Brooklyn on lupus and arthritis.

Lupus and Our Asian Community. World Journal, January 2011. A panel presentation organized by LANtern for professionals, who are agency members of the Asian Health and Social Service Council.

Lupus and Emotional Health. World Journal, May 2011. Conducted in Cantonese for Chinese American community in Brooklyn on emotional aspect of living with lupus.

Living with Lupus. Audrey, June/July 2007. Founder of LANtern and lupus patient Karen Ng describes her experiences as a lupus patient. This article also profiles the courageous story of another patient living with lupus.

Cultural Communications: A Multicultural Look at Health & Wellness. Lupus Now, Spring 2007. A portion of this article describes the cultural impact of living with lupus from the Asian perspective.

Finding the Right Connection for People with Lupus. This article was published in the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Health Connection: Your Good Health Newsletter in 2004. Charla de Lupus/Lupus Chat and LANtern, two patient support programs at HSS, are introduced.

Webcasts and Audio Clips

Lupus Awareness Seminar: What the Asian Community Needs to Know, in collaboration with the Asian American/Asian Research Institute at City University of New York:  May 3, 2011. Raised awareness about the prevalence of lupus in the Asian American community by our distinguished panelists: Dr. Stephen A Paget, HSS Physician-in-Chief Emeritus, Su Jin Kim, LCSW, Social Work Manager, HSS Rheumatology, and Karen Ng, MPH, LANtern Advisory Board Member.

Asian American Women’s Health Symposium Presentation, June 17, 2010. Video starting at 63:50 features My-Lan Tran, LANtern Program Manager, and Dr. Cindy Meng Hou, LANtern Advisory Board member and lupus patient. At this New York City symposium, LANtern talked with members of the community about living with lupus and the importance of raising awareness about lupus.

Office of Women’s Health National Lupus Awareness Campaign Launch, March 31, 2009. In this clip, LANtern founder Karen Ng talks about her personal experience with lupus and how the National Lupus Awareness Campaign will benefit others with lupus.

NY 1 News: Drug May Offer New Hope for Lupus Patients, May 8, 2004. In this video, LANtern founder Karen Ng talks about how she discovered that she had lupus, and Dr. Arthur Yee, a rheumatologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery, speaks about the difficulty of recognizing lupus symptoms.

Chung Wah Chinese Broadcasting Company. May 2010. At the invitation of the Chinese Community Partnership for Health, LANtern conducted its first radio presentation about lupus. The presentation introduced the LANtern program to a tri-state Chinese speaking audience.

DX Lupus Webcasts
Karen Ng, LANtern Advisory Board Member, shared her lupus experience from a cultural perspective. These webcasts appeared on dxlupus.org.


LupusMinder: A Free Mobile App for People With Lupus

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Now available for free download, LupusMinder was developed at HSS to track medications, daily symptoms and appointments. Visit hss.edu/lupusminder.

LANtern Support Line

Call the LANtern® support line:
866.505.2253 - toll-free
212.774.2508 - New York City

LANtern Publications

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LANtern offers bilingual resources about lupus that specifically address important issues.