American Association for Cancer Research

Social Media as a Power Tool for Advocates


Maintaining a blog or reading and commenting on the blogs of others are ways to begin engaging and building a community. Using blog posts and/or comments as a springboard for relevant discussions is more powerful than one might imagine.

A blog is a great way to share the latest research findings, discuss clinical trials, encourage people to contact their congressional representatives if there is an issue of particular importance, and showcase organizations that are making a difference in their area of advocacy.

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