News: oncology social media

Have You Checked Out Cancer Connect Yet?

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has joined with the national CancerConnect.com initiative to launch a new online support community for people impacted by cancer, including patients, family members, friends and advocates. Participants don’t have to be a Vanderbilt-Ingram patient or family member to join the online community. There they can share stories, ask questions and learn from […]

A Click Away

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Ilana Horn first discovered Facebook in 2006 after her brother died of a rare form of prostate cancer at only 36. In her search for photos, his friends directed her to a memorial page on the social networking site that connects family and friends. “At that time of great grief, it was very important to […]