Quotation Zhang, Ling, Hall, Margeret, Bastola, Dhundy. 2018. Utilizing Twitter Data for Analysis of Chemotherapy. International Journal of Medical Informatics.




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).


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation External
Type of publication Journal article
Journal International Journal of Medical Informatics
Citation Index SCI
Language English
Title Utilizing Twitter Data for Analysis of Chemotherapy
Year 2018
Reviewed? Y
URL https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386505618304325?via%3Dihub
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2018.10.002
Open Access N


Hall, Margeret (Details)
Bastola, Dhundy (University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States/USA)
Zhang, Ling (University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States/USA)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1127 Information science (Details)
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