More trouble with the NET

Important information regarding “miracle” cures through alternative courses of action targeted at the most desperate cancer patients. During my son’s course of life with pancreatic cancer, many suggestions have been offered by well-intented friends.

Ronny Allan - Living with Neuroendocrine Cancer

“But it works… I read it in the news!” “But it works… I read it in the news!”

You may remember my blog entitled The trouble with the NET which was a light-hearted but still serious discussion about the dangers of self-treatment on the internet. Linked to that blog was a very popular article written by the scientists at Cancer Research UK debunking some cancer myths which seem to regularly patrol the NET and social media.

They have just produced a follow on blog about Alternative Therapies which is written in a similar vein.  I pay great attention to what these guys say.  I know from my association with their research capability, that they take an evidence based approach and do not publish these things lightly.

One bonus and very interesting aspect of their new blog is that they discuss the Steve Jobs issue, excellently making the point that he did not have Pancreatic Cancer  – but rather he had…

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One response to “More trouble with the NET

  1. Good to see you.

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