A GP's guide to beating 'alternative facts' and Dr Google

Thanks to Dr Google, opinion and hype on cancer ‘cures’ is drowning out evidence-based reality

It's hard to deny the usefulness of the internet, but it's not without problems. Most GPs would be acquainted with patients who have ‘researched’ a topic, courtesy of Dr Google.

GPs and specialists may also have tried to explain the benefits of, say, vaccination, only to be told ‘that’s just your opinion’. Dr Google’s blog experts know better.