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. Readers are clearly alerted to any conflicts of interest from a medical source or the authors of a cited study.
/ Updated January 28th, 2019

Misdiagnoses After a Doctor Misses Multiple Myeloma

×
NOW
PLAYING
New Hope for Multiple Myeloma Patients: Study of New CAR T-cell Therapy Shows The Best Result In The History of The Disease
NOW
PLAYING
5 COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered by Expert Physician
NOW
PLAYING
Christian Singer Carman, 65, Is Asking for Prayers as He Battles Pneumonia, Along With the Multiple Myeloma He Was Diagnosed with in 2013
NOW
PLAYING
Actress Kristen Bell, 40, Says "I’ve Been Struggling the Last 2 Weeks," Reminding Us Importance of Mental Health; Especially Critical For Those Fighting Cancer
NOW
PLAYING
A Former Paramedic, 48, Is Tragically Diagnosed with Advanced Lung Cancer After an 8-Month Delay to See His Doctor Because of COVID-19
NOW
PLAYING
Multiple Myeloma & Bone Health: What You Need to Know
×

Introducing, the Journey Bar

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