Social media has the potential to be an incredible resource for cancer patients and caretakers. However there are also risks, to include misinformation or financial exploitation. Oncologists have a responsibility to point patients and caretakers in the right direction and provide them with best practices. It is also to be cognizant of the sheer amount of information available and the possibility of information overload.
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