Nowadays, websites, online journals, and social media give access to an extraordinary amount of medical information. Misleading news are often disseminated generating false expectations, exaggerated anxiety, and confusion; in oncology setting, disinformation is perhaps more deleterious than in other fields, with a considerable impact on single patients as well as on families and, more in general, on Public Health. We aimed to promote a better interaction between the health care and the world of communication.
Contrasting Fake News in Oncology: The First Declaration of Good Communication / Berardi, Rossana; Papa, Roberto; Scandali, Valerio Mattia; Torniai, Mariangela; Blasi, Maurizio; Brusa, Andrea; Elisei, Franco; Gregori, Gian Luca; Laurenzi, Giancarlo; Marinelli, Luca; Marinelli, Massimiliano; Mazzoli, Graziella; Volpini, Fabrizio; Caporossi, Michele. - In: JCO GLOBAL ONCOLOGY. - ISSN 2687-8941. - 7:7(2021), pp. 740-746-746. [10.1200/GO.21.00003]