Anonymity versus privacy: Selective information sharing in online cancer communities
- Publisher: JMIR Publications Inc.
Journal of Medical Internet Research,
(issn: 1439-4456, eissn: 1438-8871)
Health 2.0 | confidentiality | privacy | cancer | anonymity | online systems | Original Paper
Background Active sharing in online cancer communities benefits patients. However, many patients refrain from sharing health information online due to privacy concerns. Existing research on privacy emphasizes data security and confidentiality, largely focusing on electr...