Quality and reliability of YouTube videos in Arabic as a source of patient information on prostate cancer

Laith Baqain1, Deborah Mukherji2, Humaid O Al-Shamsi3, Ibrahim Abu-Gheida4, Akram Al-Ibraheem5, Kamal Al Rabii6, Ala’a Farkouh7 and Mohammed Shahait7

ecancer 17 1573 (2023)

1Medical School, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

2Department of Medicine, Clemenceau Medical Center, Dubai, UAE

3Department of Medicine, Burjeel Medical City, Abu-Dhabi, UAE

4Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Abu-Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

5Department of Nuclear Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

6Department of Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

7Department of Surgery, Clemenceau Medical Center, Dubai, UAE

Akram Al Ibraheem is corrected to Akram Al-Ibraheem.

Keywords: prostate cancer, YouTube, videos, Arabic, social media, misinformation

Correspondence to: Mohammed Shahait

Published: 08/12/2023
Received: 20/11/2023

Publication costs for this article were supported by ecancer (UK Charity number 1176307).

Copyright: © the authors; licensee ecancermedicalscience. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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