Health-related Internet use among cancer survivors: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey, 2003–2008

  title={Health-related Internet use among cancer survivors: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey, 2003–2008},
  author={W. Chou and B. Liu and S. Post and B. Hesse},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Survivorship},
  • W. Chou, B. Liu, +1 author B. Hesse
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Cancer Survivorship
  • IntroductionIncreasing prevalence of Internet and new technologies are changing the communication pattern for patients and caregivers across the cancer care continuum. To date, little is known on how cancer survivors in the USA utilize the Internet for health-related purposes. This knowledge is crucial in developing effective communication programs to achieve quality and equitable cancer care.MethodsData from 2003, 2005, and 2008 iterations of the NCI-sponsored Health Information National… CONTINUE READING
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