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Facing Cancer Together: Self-diagnosis using the Internet

Written by Megan Lello, witf Reporter and Producer | Nov 2, 2012 4:00 AM

(Lancaster) -- Many times, the first thing a person does when experiencing some unusual medical symptoms is head to the Internet.

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But using a search engine may not always be the best way to diagnose an ailment or health-related issue.

As part of our multimedia, Facing Cancer Together project, witf's Megan Lello spoke with Dr. Paul Conslato, medical director for Lancaster General Medical Group, about how to responsibly read through diagnoses online:

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