Fact Checked

SurvivorNet Fact Checking and Medical Review Standards:  

The SurvivorNet News Team creates high quality medical information that complies with our industry leading standards for factual accuracy and sourcing from leading experts at academic medical institutions. Every news article is thoroughly fact-checked by our physician collaborators. We vet each piece of work for factual integrity, impartiality, and clearly label any professional conflicts.

All SurvivorNet articles adhere to the following standards:

  1. All studies and research papers cited are from reputable academic medical institutions or peer-reviewed journals.
  2. When we use data, statistics, or quotes these references link to the original source.
  3. All content related to new treatments, drugs, procedures, and so on must clearly describe availability, side effects, treatment target (such as triple negative breast cancer)
  4. All medical information on SurvivorNet is sourced from respected medical professionals with verified medical credentials and links are provided to these sources.
  5. We strive to give the reader relevant background information and include, clearly-sourced contextual health information in all articles
6) Readers are clearly alerted to any conflicts of interest from a medical source or the authors of a cited study.
/ Updated May 8th, 2019

A Biopsy of Your Mole Doesn’t Mean You Have Melanoma

NOW
PLAYING
Top 5 Excuses Women Give for Not Getting a Pap Smear: Are You One of Them?
NOW
PLAYING
Actress Shannen Doherty, 49, Says Mom Is a "Beacon of Light, Endless Well of Support & Love"
NOW
PLAYING
6 Cancer Survivors Share with SurvivorNet Where They Find Strength & How They Keep Perspective
NOW
PLAYING
Bachelorette Alum, Ali Fedotowsky, 36, Uses Skin Cancer Diagnosis as Example for the Rest of Us: “I Should Never Have Waited That Long.”
NOW
PLAYING
NFL Coach Ron Rivera Gushes Over Baby Shark for Kid With Cancer; Gets Special Surprise of His Own After Being Declared in Remission
NOW
PLAYING
Singer Bob Marley Died of Melanoma Almost 40 Years Ago at 36; He Is Still One of the Highest Paid Artists of 2020

SurvivorNetTV.
Hope. Science.
Inspiration.

Discover SNTV
×

Introducing, the Journey Bar

Use this bar to access information about the steps in your cancer journey.