Cancer Myths

Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

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It’s important to look for reliable sources of information to help sift the fact from the hype. You can find information about some common controversies in this section.

4 in 10 cancers could be prevented by things such as not smoking, keeping a healthy weight and cutting back on alcohol.

But stories about potential cancer causes are reported widely in the media, and it isn’t always clear which ideas are supported by good evidence.


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