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Online research for cancer requires vigilance


Last updated 1/13/2022 at 5:53pm

FALLBROOK – Cancer patients are increasingly looking beyond their traditional sources of information – physicians, friends and family – and turning to the internet for information.

While the internet is a readily available source of information it can be an overwhelming source of misinformation. A lot of what passes for cancer information on the internet is opinion, salesmanship and testimonials, and is not grounded in careful science. It may take some extra time and effort, but it is important that patients find accurate reliable information. The wrong information can be harmful.


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