Health, Wellbeing & medcine

Cancer myths – sorting fact from fiction

Can your tight bra cause cancer? Will dyeing your hair put you at risk? Is sugar really fuel for cancer cells?
In this feature I explored the truths and myths about cancer.
One fact is sure: 50% of us will get cancer – mainly because we’re living longer. ‘Most cancer is caused by damage to DNA that builds up over time, so is more common in older people,’ I was told by Tom Stansfield of Cancer Research UK.

 

Cancer myths pdf