Use of the internet for self-education by patients with prostate cancer.

@article{Pautler2001UseOT,
  title={Use of the internet for self-education by patients with prostate cancer.},
  author={Stephen E. Pautler and James Khaw Ngiap Tan and Geoffrey Dugas and N J Pus and Marco Ferri and W Robert Hardie and Joseph L. Chin},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2001},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={230-3}
}
OBJECTIVES To define use of the Internet for self-education by a cohort of patients with prostate cancer and to arrive at some relevant recommendations for the practicing urologist. Little has been published about patient use of the Internet in investigating their health conditions, specifically prostate cancer. METHODS In April 1999, a self-administered, anonymous questionnaire was mailed to 490 men with the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Institutional ethics approval was obtained. Standard… CONTINUE READING

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