The internet for medical information about cancer: help or hindrance?

@article{Matthews2003TheIF,
  title={The internet for medical information about cancer: help or hindrance?},
  author={Scott C. Matthews and Alvaro Sicilia Camacho and Paul J. Mills and Joel E. Dimsdale},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={100-3}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors tested a strategy for screening Internet sites to identify those that provide scientifically accurate information regarding complementary/alternative medicine treatments commonly used by cancer patients. METHOD Separate Internet searches were conducted for three complementary/alternative medicine treatments: floressence, amalaki, and selenium. Sites (N=194) were assessed according to four criteria: availability of online purchasing, inclusion of patient testimonials… CONTINUE READING