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The role of Internet resources in clinical oncology: promises and challenges

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young @elizabethzimmermann

In a new article published in Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, learn how Internet trends among oncology patients and those that care about them are changing. Co-authored by Lila Rutten, Ph.D., Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director for Population Health Science in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E.  Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery and the National Cancer Institute’s Bradford Hesse, Ph.D., and Alexandra Greenberg, Ph.D., the article also discusses future trends, including examples of 'connected health' in oncology; diffusion of devices, sensors, and apps; the spread of personal data sharing; and an evolution in how networks can support person-centered care.

Read the abstract online on PubMed.

Tags: cancer, Dr. Lila Rutten, Findings, Internet usage, Kern Center, oncology, patient education, Science of health care delivery

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