Facebook advertisements recruit parents of children with cancer for an online survey of web-based research preferences.

@article{Akard2015FacebookAR,
  title={Facebook advertisements recruit parents of children with cancer for an online survey of web-based research preferences.},
  author={Terrah Foster Akard and Sarah M Wray and Mary Jo Gilmer},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={155-61}
}
BACKGROUND Studies involving samples of children with life-threatening illnesses and their families face significant challenges, including inadequate sample sizes and limited diversity. Social media recruitment and Web-based research methods may help address such challenges yet have not been explored in pediatric cancer populations. OBJECTIVE This study examined the feasibility of using Facebook advertisements to recruit parent caregivers of children and teenagers with cancer. We also… CONTINUE READING
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