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A nurse-led e-mail service for breast cancer information

Internet use has increased exponentially in the past decade, with the provision of medical information and support forming two of its more important functions (Till, 1996). Women with breast cancer have been shown to have a greater need for information following primary treatment (Raupach and Hiller, 2002). The internet can play a part in the search for this information and also has an important role to play for cancer survivors after their treatment has ended (Satterlund et al, 2003).

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