New Study: Beware Fraudulent Cancer Cure Sites

At the American Academy of Family Physicians conference held in Atlanta earlier this month, Robert Bonakdar, MD, of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in LaJolla, Calif., presented a study on alternative medicine looking at herbal cancer cures on the Web. His results were shocking: Using seven popular search engines, he got 11,730 to 58,605 hits from each search engine using the words "cancer" and "herb." Using master search engines, he whittled that down to 61 sites, 27 of which wer

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