mHealth and social media interventions for cancer

Posted On 2016-11-17 16:11:14

This focused issue is guest edited by Dr. Steven S. Coughlin from Department of Clinical and Digital Health Sciences, Augusta University, USA.

The articles included in this focused issue of the journal highlight the innovativeness, creativity, and flexibility that are hallmarks of recent developments in cancer-related mHealth and social media interventions. These ongoing technological advances are likely to contribute importantly to alleviating the burden of cancer, improving quality of life, empowering patients, and improving patient-provider communication.

Editorial 
Introduction to focused issue on mHealth and social media interventions for cancer
Steven S. Coughlin

Original Article  
mHealth self-care interventions: managing symptoms following breast cancer treatment
Mei R. Fu, Deborah Axelrod, Amber A. Guth, Kavita Rampertaap, Nardin El-Shammaa, Karen Hiotis, Joan Scagliola, Gary Yu, Yao Wang

Information and communication technology use by female residents of public housing
Lisa M. Quintiliani, Shivani Reddy, Rachel Goodman, Deborah J. Bowen

Getting beyond impressions: an evaluation of engagement with breast cancer-related Facebook content
Sunita Kapahi Theiss, Rachel M. Burke, Janine L. Cory, Temeika L. Fairley