Oncologists' Use of Twitter at Conferences

January 14, 2014
Mike Thompson, MD, PhD

Mike Thompson, MD, PhD, from Stillwaters Cancer Support Services, discusses oncologists’ use of and attitudes towards Twitter.

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Mike Thompson, MD, PhD, from Stillwaters Cancer Support Services, discusses oncologists’ use of and attitudes towards Twitter.

  • Thompson believes oncologists’ feelings towards social media have changed dramatically
  • From 2011 to 2012, the growth in the number of Twitter users at ASH was small
  • From 2012 to 2013, Twitter users at ASH increased from about 500 to about 1,200