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Table 3 The top 10 websites according to analysis by the DISCERN instrument for testicular cancer

From: Assessment of the quality of patient-oriented information over internet on testicular cancer

  Website Organization Type of organization Authors Content update Data sources HON Certified website Non-Governmental website
1 http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/testicular-cancer Macmillan Cancer support Charity Organization NA NA NA No Yes
2 http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cancer-of-the-testicle National Health Service UK Professional body NA Every 3 years NA No No
3 http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/testicular-cancer/ Cancer research UK Charity organization NA Annually Text books, UK Cancer Statistics No Yes
4 http://www.cancer.org/cancer/testicularcancer/index American Cancer society Charity organization NA Last update: 2 years back NA Yes Yes
5 https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001288.htm US National library of Medicine Professional body Subject Expert Last update: 2 years back Journal articles, National Guidelines Yes No
6 http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/testicular-cancer American Society of Clinical Oncology Professional body Expert editorial board Last update: 18 months back NA Yes Yes
7 http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/testicular-cancer/diagnosis/ Cancer Council NSW Charity organization Expert editorial board Every 2 years NA No Yes
8 https://www.cancer.gov/types/testicular National Cancer Institute USA Government Expert editorial board Last update: 18 months back NA No No
9 http://www.oncolink.org/types/article.cfm?c=19&id=9459 OncoLink, USA Charity organization Expert editorial board Last edited: 1 year ago Journal articles, guidelines No Yes
10 https://www.emedicinehealth.com/cancer_of_the_testicle/article_em.htm#testicular_cancer_facts eMedicinehealth Professional body Expert editorial board Last edited: 3 months back Journal articles No Yes
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