This paper is about support to cancer survivors who are navigating the complex and challenging experience of cancer post-treatment
This paper is about support to cancer survivors who are navigating the complex and challenging experience of cancer post-treatment. Paper will be concentrating on cancer survivors that how online platforms that assist are most in need of support post-treatment. As broadband and mobile access spreads and more people have the ability and increasingly, the habit of sharing what they are doing or thinking.
After treatment completion, cancer survivors may face long-term challenges and late effects, specific to this disease, therefore, cancer survivors desire as much information as possible about their disease post-treatment. Traditionally all cancer survivors prefer the source of information as communication with the physician or health care provider/nurse. In recent decade other sources, primarily the internet was selected when seeking cancer information.
The purpose of this study was to gain insight into the information seeking experiences of cancer survivors and it is also about how cancer information needs to be changed over time of information seeking style and preferences after treatment of cancer patients. As when confronted with a potentially life-threatening illness such as cancer, information may provide needed knowledge about self-care management post-treatment.