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The Tidal Wave of Misinformation

Here is something I help my clients with…

You can find whatever-you-want-to-hear on the Internet today.  There is a ton of misinformation on the World Wide Web.

Follow the science, not the money.  www.cancer.gov is a good resource to help you learn about cancer, treatment and side effects.

Another great website is www.oncolink.org as it uses terms that are easy to understand.  Many times, doctors and resources talk medical lingo and forget that most patients do not have a background in medical-ese.

Choose your resources wisely.  By this I mean understand where the funding for the resource is coming from… follow the money trail.  Also, just because your neighbor tried something, doesn’t mean it actually did anything to help her cancer.  Belief and placebo have powerful effects on the brain.

Trust the data.  If you are getting your information from a reliable resource, the data should be trustworthy.

I’d be happy to help you make sense of it all. As always, I’m here for you. If you’d like to talk or ask me specific questions, please click HERE and select a day and time that works best for your schedule 🙂

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