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Podcast, 15 mins

Learning Hereditary Cancer on Social Media – Dr Stefania Vicari

Ideas Alive

Does social media matter when it comes to understanding our own health? What stories and what science do we find and share online when we are striving to connect with other “patients” or “carers” like us? In this podcast, Stefania takes the case of a hereditary cancer syndrome (BRCA) to explore the way social media can shape everyday coping with the diagnosis of a rare or little known health condition.


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