The National Cancer Institute reviewed recent facts regarding cancer research and focused on some of the most common misconceptions.
Can deodorant really influence our health? Is it safe to live near an electrical power station? Today we’re going to get to the bottom of some common fallacies.
To set you free from old scientific theories, WeGoRo gathered 12 facts that will shed some light on the matter.
No. But it’s proven that cancer cells consume more glucose than normal ones. There is no data that proves that sweets lead to cancer. And there is no data proving that refusing to consume sugar contributes to recovery.
The emotional mood of any sick person is unstable. Optimists stay active and keep in touch with the world and it helps them cope with their disease. There is no information that can prove a relation between one’s emotional state and the risk of cancer development.
According to the latest research, the answer is, “No.” The walls of your house are enough to protect you from electromagnetic radiation.
Only 5-10% of cancer diseases develop as a result of mutations that are passed to further generations. The other 90-95% of cancer diseases occur because of mutations that are related to aging or the influence of environmental factors.
No. Substances in deodorant and antiperspirant don’t affect changes in the breast tissue.
Recent research showed that if you change your diet and start eating more vegetables and fruits, the probability of the development of malignant tumors declines by 80%.
There is no data showing that hair dye increases the risk of cancer development. But some research demonstrates that hairdressers that work with hair dye a lot are more likely to get bladder cancer.
No. Some medications can help people cope with the side effects of cancer treatment. There is no research that shows that herbal medicine can treat cancer.
it’s not confirmed by any scientific research. Cancer causes gene mutation, and a cell phone’s low-frequency radiation can’t affect a genome.
Cancer isn’t contagious. It can be transmitted from one person to another only in one case: during organ and tissue transplantation.
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