In February 2014 Patient Power, a leader in independent online video programs for cancer patients, conducted a survey got better understand today’s e-cancer patient. 1,295 patients and caregivers (on behalf of patients) responded within two weeks to the 20 question survey and the results were surprising.

They illustrate the broad age groups now seeking information for their condition online, how frequently they look for updates, and how what they learn is a key part of the discussion with their doctor and the resulting treatment plan. Clearly, reliable online sources of ongoing information is what today’s e-cancer patient wants so they can be more in control of their “cancer journey” and have the best chance of receiving the personalized, and state-of-the-art care they need and deserve.