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Chou, W.-y.S., Liu, B., Post, S., Hesse, B.  2011  Health-related Internet use among cancer survivors: Data from the Health Information National Trends Survey, 2003-2008  Journal of Cancer Survivorship   5 (3), pp. 263-270.

Kim K, Kwon N  2010  Profile of e-patients: analysis of their cancer information-seeking from a national survey  Journal of Health Communication   15(7):712–33

Roach AR, Lykins EL, Gochett CG, Brechting EH, Graue LO, Andrykowski MA.  2009  Differences in cancer information-seeking behavior, preferences, and awareness between cancer survivors and healthy controls: A national, population-based survey.  J Cancer Educ   24(1):73–79

Geiger TM, Miedema BW, Geana MV, Thaler K, Rangnekar NJ, Cameron GT.   2008  Improving rates for screening colonoscopy: Analysis of the health information national trends survey (HINTS I) data.  Surg Endosc   22:527–533

Hesse BW, Arora NK, Burke Beckjord E, Finney Rutten LJ.  2008  Information support for cancer survivors.   Cancer   1;112(11 Suppl):2529–40


Mayer DK, Terrin NC, Kreps GL, Menon U, McCance K, Parsons SK, Mooney KH.   2007  Cancer survivors information seeking behaviors: A comparison of survivors who do and do not seek information about cancer.   Patient Educ Couns   65(3):342–50

Vanderpool R, Huang B, Shelton B.   2007  Seeking Cancer Information: An Appalachian Perspective.   Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice   2(1):79–100

Ford JS, Coups EJ, Hay JL.   2006  Knowledge of colon cancer screening in a national probability sample in the United States.   J Health Commun   11 Suppl 1:19–35

Rutten LJ, Squiers L, Hesse B.   2006  Cancer-related information seeking: hints from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).  J Health Commun   11 Suppl 1:147–56

Hesse BW, Nelson DE, Kreps GL, Croyle RT, Arora NK, Rimer BK, Viswanath K.  2005  Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey.   Arch Intern Med   165(22):2618–24