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Internet is indeed useful source for patients with cancer

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 08 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:898
  1. Julia M L Brotherton, public health physician (
  1. Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia

    EDITOR—Ziebland et al investigated how the use of the internet affected patients' experience of cancer.1 The experiences reported by the patients they interviewed are certainly consistent with those that patients and families on the wards tell of internet use and are similar to findings of two surveys of Australian patients with cancer in Sydney.2 …

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