Categories: Cancer


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


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


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


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”


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

3 4/28/2015

Lack of supporting data is more than a small problem for the NanoKnife