• How can doctors use social media (Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.) to provide better care for cancer patients ?

    Asked by saltermd on Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    How can doctors use social media (Facebook, Twitter, email, etc.) to provide better care for cancer patients ?

    I'm looking for any ideas or examples of how doctors, clinicians, and other professionals can use social media to engage and interact with cancer patients. There are plenty of sites that try to communicate with patients - I'm curious to hear from patients as to what is really meaningful for you. Does your doctor use social media ? Do you use email to communicate with your physicians ? Do you follow your doctor on Twitter ? I'd love to hear about it !

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    • nancyjac's Avatar
      nancyjac

      RuthAnne,

      Thank you very much for the info on that site. I have been checking it out this morning and have found some very useful information there, particularly related to IBC.

      I registered, but have not yet gotten the required email to activate the registration. Did it take more than a couple of hours to get that email when you registered?

      about 9 years ago
    • RuthAnne's Avatar
      RuthAnne

      You're welcome. It did take some time - next day, if I remember correctly. There seem to be problems in that regard. If it takes too long, you might want to see if there's a contact/help email on the site. I'm glad you find it helpful. I do too. :)

      about 9 years ago
    • RuthAnne's Avatar
      RuthAnne

      Here's the contact email: [email redacted]. Good luck!

      about 9 years ago

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