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.

Thumbnail image for typing laptop computer

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:

Published in News

Tagged under

back to top

Post a comment

Give Now

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

witf's Public Insight Network

Real Life Real Issues

Grave 43: Remembering Pony

National Edward R. Murrow Awards

DuPont Columbia Awards

Support Local Journalism

Latest News from NPR

Support for witf is provided by:

Become a witf sponsor today »