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Chat 116 Summary: Social media and self-care in cancer survivors

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By Fanny Gillet On February 20th, #hcsmca discussed the link between social media and self-care in cancer survivors. To begin, I’d like to list the studies on the use of social media in cancer care…

Marie Ennis-O’Connor‘s insight:

This is a fascinating and growing area of research and one that I am excited to be part of. An increasing number of cancer survivors are using online media to engage in health-related social networking not only as a channel for personal thoughts and feelings, but also as a forum for on-going discussion and information sharing. Social media in this way provides healthcare researchers and practitioners with a framework for a richer understanding of the lived experience of cancer survivorship, and how it evolves over time and at key life stages.

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