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Tags: cancer

11/29/2018

Newsweek trumpets an ‘aggressive’ new cancer drug, but where’s the data?

10/2/2018

Are bacteria useful as cancer ‘weapons,’ or far too early to know? Key context missing from HealthDay story

3 8/10/2018

When n=1, it’s easy to jump to conclusions about a therapy working

1 11/28/2017

Patient anecdote outweighs data in AP’s look at lymph node transfer surgery

10/24/2017

Washington Post wisely quantifies severe side effects and deaths from CAR-T cell therapy

8/30/2017

TIME’s look at new heart drug overlooks high price and potentially fatal risks

8/30/2017

In coverage of anti-inflammatory heart drug from Novartis, Reuters keeps it real

8/21/2017

NBC News doesn’t back away from shortcomings of new blood test for early cancer detection

7/19/2017

Newsweek presents a mostly balanced account of family’s unconventional cancer journey

7/18/2017

Washington Post wisely notes that CAR T-cell therapy may cost at least $300,000