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Categories: Cancer

7/9/2015

Experimental cancer drug said to be “49 times more potent” than existing chemotherapy — yet never tested in humans

7/2/2015

Careful account of vitamin D study closes with questionable recommendation on testing

6/16/2015

Claims of “new hope” with experimental prostate cancer therapy based on shaky one-person foundation

6/15/2015

Dubious claim to novelty for “multi-room” proton center in Washington, D.C. — hub for medical arms race

6/1/2015

One-sided JAMA news release oversells benefits of breastfeeding for leukemia prevention

2 5/30/2015

Exemplary Hopkins news release on an early, experimental treatment for multiple myeloma

5/27/2015

Proton therapy for esophageal cancer: very little information to support a news release’s claims of benefit

5/19/2015

Hype from an academic medical center: claims about new prostate imaging technology not supported by evidence

2 5/13/2015

Cracking open the claim that walnuts “may help slow colon cancer growth”

5/8/2015

Delivering on key points, release on improved HPV vaccine would benefit from additional context