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Using social media for patient-driven cancer research

Social media has revolutionized health-care communication across all areas of medicine, and the field of oncology is no exception. When it comes to cancer research, social media has had a major impact. Here we highlight the role of social media in promoting patient-driven cancer research.

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Manochakian, R., Dizon, D.S. Using social media for patient-driven cancer research. Nat Rev Cancer 23, 1–2 (2023).

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