LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) – A new study finds many social media sites contain *incorrect* information about cancer treatments.
Scientists from the Huntsman Cancer Center looked at 200 social media articles that related to breast, prostate, lung and colorectal cancer
They found 1/3 of the articles contained misinformation — much of which could negatively influence patient outcomes.
The researchers also expressed concern about how a patient could distinguish which articles are reliable and which are not.
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