Do hair-coloring chemicals cause brain tumors? When it comes to treatments, is surgery the only option? What about a benign tumor? Read about some common myths.
Skin cancer is usually caused by the sun’s rays. Melanoma is skin cancer’s most serious type. Let’s explore myths about dark skin, whether little sun exposure can harm, and sunscreen.
How are skin cancer and melanoma related to sunscreen protection, outdoor activities, or the colour of our skin? Read on and find out how to sun-proof and age-proof your skin.
Am I protected from UV radiation on rainy days? Should I use tanning beds? Could my "harmless" mole be cancerous? Here are 5 myths that deserve to be discussed.
Skin cancer and melanoma (its most serious type) are linked with exposure to the sun’s rays. What should your sunscreen’s Sun Protection Factor (SPF) be? If you are already tanned, are you protected?
Men can get breast cancer, too: 1 in 1000 men will develop this condition in their lifetime. Doug is one of them, and he answered our questions in a similarly unique manner.
We are constantly bombarded with cancer risk factors: what we eat and drink, breast size, genetics… the list is endless. In this article we will review some of the myths.
Every year, the largest cancer conference delivers new research and hope for cancer patients worldwide - and this year's is no exception. In this article we provide details on a significant breast cancer finding, straight from Chicago.
Research shows that a woman’s weight may affect the outcomes of her breast cancer treatment. The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number that indicates whether someone is underweight, normal, or overweight. In this article, we present the studies that correlate BMI with breast cancer.
How high is the risk of breast cancer for a woman in her 30s? Does breast size affect risk? Does a mastectomy mean that it is impossible for a breast tumour to develop?
Can someone with no family history get breast cancer? Does the type of bra you are wearing affect your risk? What about having implants? If a lump is found, is it definitely cancer? And, does breast cancer affect women only?
Triple negative breast cancer is a particularly challenging condition. Can diet and overall nutrition improvements help our treatments? We present the latest research.
Is prostate cancer an “old man’s disease”? Does it cause any pain or other symptoms? Is a man risk-free if he has no family history of prostate cancer? Is the PSA test a prostate cancer test? Let's talk about these and other myths.
You have probably heard about the theory that “sugar feeds cancer”. Perhaps you have also been told that cancer is contagious and you can catch it, like the flu. What about microwaving our food?
Here are some more myths that deserve to be addressed.
Does prostate cancer "run in the family"? Is PSA testing any good? What happens when prostate cancer returns after treatment? There are plenty of myths about the most common cancer in men - and here we shed some more light on a few of them.
Miranda started blogging immediately after her breast cancer diagnosis. She thought it was a good way to help others who are going through the same experiences, and also help her look back.
Did you know that 10-20% of lung cancer patients have never smoked? Is it worth it to quit smoking after a lung cancer diagnosis? Some of these myths may surprise you.