Cancer Quackery and Fake News: Targeting the Most Vulnerable

  title={Cancer Quackery and Fake News: Targeting the Most Vulnerable},
  author={David H Gorski},
  journal={Cancer and Society},
  • D. Gorski
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Cancer and Society
Despite major improvements in cancer outcomes over the last 50 years, there unfortunately still remain many patients who are incurable. Also, despite advances in less toxic targeted therapies and “less is more” approaches to surgery for major cancers, many cancer patients still fear the toxic side effects of current cancer therapies, such as chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. These patients and their families, particularly those who are not “curable” and understandably view modern oncology… 

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