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Tag: cancer immunotherapy

10 10/24/2018

‘Simply cruel’: Patient advocates condemn breast cancer immunotherapy hype


‘Unconscionable’: Cleveland Clinic tweets misleading scans promoting experimental vaccine for incurable brain cancer


A cancer doctor speaks out: How premature hype about experimental drugs fails patients

3 8/15/2017

TIME’s ‘miracle cure’ coverage reflects common problems with cancer stories

2 6/7/2017

CAR T-cell therapy — Why it’s too soon to speculate about a ‘cure’ for multiple myeloma

1 6/2/2017

6 things to keep in mind if you read cancer-related news in the next few days


Cancer immunotherapy: more reason for concern?

4 12/8/2016

Too many stories ignore or under-report the harms of cancer immunotherapies. Here’s what the public needs to know.

1 10/17/2016

At Seattle TV stations, health “news” increasingly consists of PR for area hospitals

3 10/11/2016

Six tips for writing accurately about cancer immunotherapy drugs