Posted in Abstract, Patient Communities

Cancer peer support providers provide insight on the role of online communities

See on Scoop.itJourneying Beyond Breast Cancer

Online communities offer cancer patients a convenient way to obtain supportive care from peers however, little is known about how or why patients use them for this purpose. Cancer peer support providers are in a unique position to provide insight on the role of online communities in relation to other sources of supportive care.  This multi-method study aimed to identify the extent, nature and conditions of online community use among breast cancer survivors, known to be peer support providers.

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