[News] Cancer misinformation puts patients in harm’s way

January, 01, 2024 | Select Oncology Journal Articles

On Jan 3, 2024, Florida surgeon general Joseph Ladapo discouraged immunisation with mRNA COVID vaccines, suggesting they cause cancer. Experts immediately condemned the comments. “The claim made by Dr Ladapo is biologically implausible and there is no preclinical, nor clinical, evidence to support it”, said Skyler Johnson (Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA).

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