Prostate cancer on the Internet--information or misinformation?

@article{Black2006ProstateCO,
  title={Prostate cancer on the Internet--information or misinformation?},
  author={Peter C. Black and David F Penson},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2006},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={
          1836-42; discussion 1842
        }
}
PURPOSE We assessed the quality of information available to patients on prostate cancer on the Internet. MATERIALS AND METHODS The search engine Webcrawler was used with the search term "prostate cancer" to generate a list of 75 websites which were reviewed for currency, disclosure, attribution, interactivity and content. A rating tool was designed including 50 elements considered essential for a comprehensive review of prostate cancer, and each website was judged for degree of coverage and… CONTINUE READING
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