Project connect online: randomized trial of an internet-based program to chronicle the cancer experience and facilitate communication.

@article{Stanton2013ProjectCO,
  title={Project connect online: randomized trial of an internet-based program to chronicle the cancer experience and facilitate communication.},
  author={Annette L. Stanton and Elizabeth Heid Thompson and Catherine M. Crespi and John S. Link and James Ross Waisman},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 27},
  pages={
          3411-7
        }
}
PURPOSE Evidence suggests that expressing emotions related to cancer and receiving interpersonal support can promote psychological and physical health in women diagnosed with breast cancer. However, adaptive expression of feelings and communication with one's social network can pose challenges for patients with cancer. We report on a randomized controlled trial of an intervention, Project Connect Online, for patients with breast cancer to create personal Web sites to chronicle their experience… CONTINUE READING

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