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By Linda A. Johnson
AP Medical Writer 

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

 

April 26, 2017



TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer.

The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media sites, can be harmful, waste money and result in people not getting approved, effective treatments.

The pills, creams and teas are untested and not approved by the FDA, which called them a "cruel deception." Some contain ingredients that can be risky or interact dangerously with prescription drugs. The FDA on Tuesda...



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