Breast Cancer Screening and Social Media: a Content Analysis of Evidence Use and Guideline Opinions on Twitter

@article{Nastasi2017BreastCS,
  title={Breast Cancer Screening and Social Media: a Content Analysis of Evidence Use and Guideline Opinions on Twitter},
  author={Anthony Nastasi and Tyler S Bryant and Joseph K. Canner and Mark Dredze and Melissa S Camp and Neeraja Nagarajan},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Education},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={695-702}
}
There is ongoing debate regarding the best mammography screening practices. Twitter has become a powerful tool for disseminating medical news and fostering healthcare conversations; however, little work has been done examining these conversations in the context of how users are sharing evidence and discussing current guidelines for breast cancer screening. To characterize the Twitter conversation on mammography and assess the quality of evidence used as well as opinions regarding current… CONTINUE READING

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