International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Vol. 1 (2011) No. 3, pages: 322-326, Proceeding of the International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology (ICASEIT 2011), Bangi, Malaysia, 14-15 January 2011, DOI:10.18517/ijaseit.1.3.67

Cancer Care System: An Online Support for Cancer Community

Ooi Wei Chang, Ariffin Abdul Mutalib

Abstract

This paper presents an ongoing study on the development of online support for the cancer community. It is aims at proposing a prototype of the online social support system for the cancer community, which is named Cancer Care System (CCS). It starts off with some facts on the backgrounds of the study. It is followed by defining the problems among cancer community in different views and a brief explanation on the methods is follows, which is involved requirements gathering and design and development activities for the CSS. Finally, a section concluding this paper includes the plan for future study.

Keywords:

Cancer Community; Cancer Patient; Social Interaction; Social Support

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