Utilizing Twitter Data for Analysis of Chemotherapy

Ling Zhang, Margeret Hall, Dhundy Bastola

Publication: Scientific journalJournal articlepeer-review


Twitter has become one of the most popular social media platforms that offers real-world insights to healthy behaviors. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare perceptions about chemotherapy of patients and health-care providers through analysis of chemo-related tweets.
This study sheds light on using Twitter data as a valuable healthcare data source for helping oncologists (organizations) in understanding patients’ experiences while undergoing chemotherapy, in developing personalize therapy plans, and a supplement to the clinical electronic medical records (EMRs).
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Medical Informatics
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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