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The Urology Care Foundation — trusted online resources in an era of misinformation

The Internet can be a valuable resource for patients, but it is also a minefield of misinformation and hidden bias. The Urology Care Foundation is attempting to mitigate this flood of inaccurate information by providing high-quality online resources for clinicians, patients and caregivers.

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Correspondence to Brian Stork.

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B. S. and S. L. are the current Chair and past Chair, respectively, of the Technology and Publication Committee for the Urology Care Foundation. B.S. is an investor in Greater Michigan Lithotripsy, the Muskegon Surgery Center, Theralogix Urology IV, Michigan Mobile Urology Services and MED5, LLC. S.L. has received travel expenses from Sanofi, holds equity in Gilead and has received consulting fees from Lilly, Bayer and Lumenis.

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Stork, B., Loeb, S. The Urology Care Foundation — trusted online resources in an era of misinformation. Nat Rev Urol 16, 637–638 (2019).

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