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Dubious Cancer Claims

The Internet is littered with dubious and sometimes predatory claims about cancer.

Published Aug 16, 2019

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If someone on the Internet tells you about a cure or a treatment for cancer, that person is likely misinformed, confused about how science works, or selling you something. Examples of each are contained in this Snopes collection of misinformation about the causes of, and cures for, cancer.

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Alex Kasprak is an investigative journalist and science writer reporting on scientific misinformation, online fraud, and financial crime.

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