Patient advocate Martha Carlson and Dr. Maryam Lustberg share what people diagnosed with cancer should know about self-comparison on social media, including ways to avoid it and how to cope.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses why it can be dangerous to rely on medical information you find online, why the internet cannot replace interactions with your health care team, and how to find reliable medical resources online.
In this post, Rachel Engstrom describes how she learned to cope during her husband’s cancer diagnosis and after his death, including how she found support throughout the experience.
In this post, Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad describes how people with cancer and caregivers can best use social media for support both during and after cancer.
With the spread of misinformation, Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad offers tips on how to find out if the cancer news you’re reading on social media is safe, reliable, and accurate.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses how even though those in the cancer community may not be able to meet face-to-face right now, there are many steps you can take to stay connected during these times.
Social media can help oncologists share valuable research to improve how they treat patients. Patients can also use social media to improve their own care.
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Drs. Michael Fisch, Melissa Accordino, and Arlene Chung discuss how social media, electronic health records, and wearable technology can improve cancer care for patients.
Social media offers a unique opportunity to engage doctors, researchers, fellow advocates, survivors, and the public. But jumping into social media can sometimes seem daunting. Because of this, we’ve created a cheat sheet with practical tips for getting started.