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press releases 2018

  • 2018-02-08 When fear is googling too, the motivation for cancer screening rises read article Scientists of the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien found out: The fear of cancer influences whether people after searching medical information online go to cancer check-ups or not. People who look up information on cancer screening on the internet, plan to go to their screenings more often – but only if they are afraid of getting cancer.

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