LIVESTRONG created an online social media platform specifically for cancer patients and those affected by cancer to share knowledge, insights and tips. The platform titled #CancerHacks uses this hashtag to submit advice and join conversations. The social media community shares ideas on a range of topics including day-to-day pain relief ideas and tips regarding insurance loopholes.
The community creates a strong bond among those affected by cancer, while providing an enormous support group. The main idea for this social media platform is to allow those affected by cancer to feel connected, remain positive and share stories. The platform provides practical solutions to problems and issues that arise in daily life. Ultimately, this platform allows patients to know that their battle is not being fought alone.
By creating a virtual community, it allows people from across the globe to stay connected simply by using the term #CancerHacks.