Breast cancer on the world wide web: cross sectional survey of quality of information and popularity of websites.

@article{Meric2002BreastCO,
  title={Breast cancer on the world wide web: cross sectional survey of quality of information and popularity of websites.},
  author={Funda Meric and Elmer V. Bernstam and Nadeem Q. Mirza and Kelly K. Hunt and Frederick C. Ames and Merrick I. Ross and Henry Mark Kuerer and Raphael E Pollock and Mark A. Musen and Sonja E. Singletary},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2002},
  volume={324 7337},
  pages={577-81}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the characteristics of popular breast cancer related websites and whether more popular sites are of higher quality. DESIGN The search engine Google was used to generate a list of websites about breast cancer. Google ranks search results by measures of link popularity---the number of links to a site from other sites. The top 200 sites returned in response to the query "breast cancer" were divided into "more popular" and "less popular" subgroups by three different… CONTINUE READING