Challenges of Social Media Platforms for Teleconsultation Usage in Breast Cancer Management During COVID-19 Outbreak In Limited Resources Countries Social networks in COVID-19 outbreak

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Shaghayegh Khanmohammadi
Nahid Raei
Soheil Saadat
Erica Patocskai


Telemedicine, Social Networks, COVID-19




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