Using Facebook Live to Advocate Breast Cancer Screening

Abstract

With current conflicting and confusing screening mammography guidelines between major medical organizations, radiologists have an opportunity to educate and advocate for patients using the power of social media. The authors provide a brief overview on the impact of social media in radiology, in particular Facebook, as well as challenges encountered by radiologists as they establish an online presence, and how to effectively use Facebook Live to advocate for screening mammography.

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Tso, H.H., Parikh, J.R. Using Facebook Live to Advocate Breast Cancer Screening. J Digit Imaging 33, 1047–1052 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10278-020-00340-2

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Keywords

  • Radiologists
  • Advocacy
  • Facebook
  • Mammography
  • Screening