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Tag: cancer


How one bit of medical jargon fuels public confusion about cancer treatments


Podcast: The top 10 quotes of 2018


5-Star Friday: Celebrating some slow journalism

3 2/26/2018

Sugar-sweetened soft drinks and cancer: What you need to know


Moon shot cliches are becoming shopworn

6 8/25/2015

New DCIS study, news release lead to (very) mixed messages: ‘And we wonder why patients get confused’

9 7/1/2015

When patients speak – some hear golden tones and others noise

1 6/17/2015

Everybody’s talking at me, on health on Twitter

25 3/31/2015

Social media reacts to “Emperor of All Maladies” – Ripples of conversation flow from it


Can we learn anything from Japanese study of cancer news reporting?