Category: Cancer

2 5/25/2016

Active surveillance for prostate cancer: Comments, context and quips on The Times’ front-page coverage

15 5/13/2016

CBS proclaims ‘cancer breakthrough’ – doesn’t explain what FDA means by that term

4 5/4/2016

Colonoscopies get the glory, but reasons for dramatic decline in colon cancer are unclear

3 4/28/2016

News media hype of sunscreen studies leaves readers burned by speculative evidence


Vegetarianism doesn’t cause cancer, despite what many news outlets reported this week

6 3/7/2016

FOX, Banner MD Anderson hype Cuba cancer “breakthrough”

15 2/26/2016

Colonoscopies: America’s gold standard, while Canada says they’re not justified

5 2/17/2016

AAAS stories hype immunotherapy, cancer saliva test

4 2/12/2016

Yale hype could raise false hopes for myeloma cancer patients


Fiber and breast cancer risk: holes in Harvard news release set stage for misleading news coverage