Fake news in cancer: how oncologists can address the issue

Fake news or alternative facts in healthcare and specifically in cancer, is a growing issue, but how can oncologists advise patients on how to identify what is false and what is real? Prof. Fortunato Ciardiello from Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy, explains that oncologists and medical societies have a key role in guiding patients on how to choose credible and reliable information sources.