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Studies spotlight misinformation in YouTube bladder and prostate cancer videos

A massive amount of misinformation and bias is being spread in YouTube videos on bladder and prostate cancer, according to 2 studies conducted at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center.1

Investigators on the bladder cancer study,2 led by Stacy Loeb, MD, MSc, ranked the overall quality of over two-thirds of the YouTube videos they assessed as poor to moderate. A moderate to high amount of misinformation was noted in 21% of the videos and a commercial bias was found in 17% of the videos.

Read the full article here. 

source: Jason M. Broderick - Urology Times