Category: News from scientific meetings


Questions about a ‘simple blood test’ to screen for cancer prompt revealing answer: It’s complicated


A hyped news release gets revised at ASCO: Did it lead to improved coverage from journalists?


As world’s largest cancer conference gets underway, keep these three tweets in mind

2 5/18/2018

ASCO pumps up a one-sided view of lung cancer screening: Here’s what most of the coverage missed


ASCO 2018: How a major medical meeting uses embargoes to shape the news, and what the consequences may be

1 3/12/2018

LifeVest study results: PR spin machine in full effect at American College of Cardiology meeting


The DASH diet fights depression? Superficial stories rehash news release on unpublished study


An imbalanced infographic: Is this the best way to bring ‘the most exciting, up-to-date science to the world’s attention’?


Harvard researchers’ speculative, poop-based sports drink company raises questions about conflicts of interest

2 6/21/2017

American Diabetes Association’s Twitter fiasco: Does it matter to patients?