The Truth About Cancer – Bias and Credibility

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  • Overall, we rate The Truth About Cancer a Quackery Level Pseudoscience source that rarely reports factual information.

Detailed Report

Factual Reporting: LOW
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY


Founded in 2011, The Truth About Cancer is an alternative medicine website that does not always provide accurate scientific information. The Co-Founders of the website are Ty and Charlene Bollinger, neither of which have a degree, expertise, or work experience related to cancer and its treatment. According to their mission statement, they “wish to end cancer.”

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Funded by / Ownership

The Truth About Cancer is owned by TTAC Publishing LLC, owned by Ty Bollinger. Revenue is derived through advertising, book sales, memberships as well as the sale of nutritional products.

Analysis / Bias

In review, The Truth About Cancer is a website that promotes alternative cures for cancer as well as prevention, all of which are considered pseudoscience. They also promote false information on Covid-19, such as this: 8 “Facts” About Coronavirus That Are Actually Lies. Most of these facts have been debunked, and further, the sources primarily come from those who support former President Trump.

When it comes to cancer, they promote unproven and dangerous remedies such as Gerson Therapy, which is essentially a coffee enema. Yes, you read that correctly. See here: How to Use Coffee Enemas to Detoxify & Heal from Cancer. Finally, they routinely promote right-leaning conspiracies such as those related to vaccinations and Bill Gates. There are too many ineffective and dangerous remedies to list here. Be assured they will neither work nor, in some cases, be safe!

Failed Fact Checks

Overall, we rate The Truth About Cancer a Quackery Level Pseudoscience source that rarely reports factual information.  (11/11/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 01/03/2023)


Last Updated on July 1, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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