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anecdotal

[an-neck-DOE-tul] related to an individual or personal report, or a description from one or more patients. Anecdotal evidence is not considered as reliable as evidence from well-designed clinical trials or other types of studies.

Look at where the information came from

... Was it anecdotal information? ... Anecdotal information can cause problems even
with proven treatments if you don't know the whole story. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/learningaboutnewcancertreatments/learning-about-new-cancer-treatments-where-info-came-from

Learning About New Cancer Treatments

... Was it anecdotal information? ... Anecdotal information can cause problems even
with proven treatments if you don't know the whole story. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003016-pdf.pdf

Dietary supplement advertising and promotion | American ...

... promotion. Keep in mind that a great deal of what you hear or read about
dietary supplements is based on anecdotal evidence. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/dietarysupplements/dietary-supplements-advertising

Dietary Supplements: How to Know What Is Safe

... Keep in mind that a great deal of what you hear or read about dietary
supplements is based on anecdotal evidence. Anecdotal ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002385-pdf.pdf

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... However, other anecdotal sources report that oncologists are downsizing their
practices in many markets by eliminating nurses and other staff and ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=63

Reiki

... life energy.". Overview. There are anecdotal reports that Reiki increases
relaxation and sense of well-being. Some evidence ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/reiki

Cancer Glossary

... anecdotal Search [an-neck-DOE-tul]. related to an individual or personal
report, or a description from one or more patients. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=a

Learning About New Ways to Prevent Cancer

... Anecdotal information If someone told you that he or she (or others such
as friends and family) is healthy and feeling great ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002582-pdf.pdf

Consider the source

... Anecdotal information. If someone told you that he or she (or others such
as friends and family) is healthy and feeling great ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/learningaboutnewcancertreatments/learning-about-new-ways-to-prevent-cancer-consider-source