Patients' attitudes toward internet cancer support groups.

  title={Patients' attitudes toward internet cancer support groups.},
  author={E O Im and Wonshik Chee and H Lim and Yi Liu and Enrique Guevara and Kyung Suk Kim},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  volume={34 3},
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To explore patients' attitudes toward Internet cancer support groups (ICSGs) through an online forum. RESEARCH APPROACH Qualitative study using a feminist perspective. SETTING Internet and real settings. PARTICIPANTS 16 patients with cancer. METHODOLOGIC APPROACH An online forum was held for one month with six discussion topics. The data were analyzed using thematic analysis. MAIN RESEARCH VARIABLES Attitudes toward ICSGs. FINDINGS Through the data-analysis… CONTINUE READING

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