How New Subscribers Use Cancer-Related Online Mailing Lists

  title={How New Subscribers Use Cancer-Related Online Mailing Lists},
  author={Barbara Rimer and Elizabeth J Lyons and Kurt M Ribisl and James Michael Bowling and Carol E. Golin and Michael J. Forlenza and Andrea Meier and David Cook and Jennifer Gregg},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
BACKGROUND Online cancer-related support is an under-studied resource that may serve an important function in the information seeking, care, and support of cancer patients and their families. With over 9.8 million cancer survivors (defined as anyone living with cancer) in the United States alone and the number growing worldwide, it is important to understand how they seek and use online resources to obtain the information they need, when they need it, and in a form and manner appropriate to… CONTINUE READING

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