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Can Twitter Cure Cancer? The Real Story of Social Media’s Impact on Cancer Patients

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A recent study by Brigham Young University found that more than 60 percent of Internet users in 2013 use social media to find health information. But my experience as a cancer patient and advocate tells me anecdotally that this percentage is even higher within the nationwide cancer community. I know very few cancer patients – even seniors – who haven’t used social media at one time or another.

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