Breast Cancer Survivor Support and Education on Twitter
Deanna J. Attai, MD
Published Online: 5:35 PM, Thu September 4, 2014
Deanna J. Attai, MD, assistant clinical professor, Department of Surgery, UCLA, discusses breast cancer survivor support and education on Twitter.
- The majority of people that participate in #BCSM chats on Twitter are patients, though surgeons, medical oncologists, radiologists, caregivers, nurses, and genetic counselors participate too.
- The focus of #BCSM chats is on patients.
- #BCSM chats can provide a learning experience for physicians and help them to better understand the thoughts and concerns of patients.