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.
/ Published Sep 30, 2019

What Type of Radiation Can I Get?

NOW
PLAYING
Cash-Strapped Cancer Warriors Turn to Adult Site 'OnlyFans' to Help Pay Hefty Medical Bills
NOW
PLAYING
Surgery to Treat Bone Pain: What You Need to Know
NOW
PLAYING
Some Good Advice from Her Nurse Helped Ovarian Cancer Survivor Marecya Burton Minimize Scars During Chemo
NOW
PLAYING
As Jeff Bridges, 71, Battles Lymphoma, Fans Send Love, Support, and Wishes for a Speedy Recovery
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
Stage 4 Lung Cancer Survivor Saved By Treatment Advances: "I'm in Awe"

SurvivorNetTV.
Hope. Science.
Inspiration.

Discover SNTV
×

Introducing, the Journey Bar

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