There are many myths about cancer, often spread by internet-based misinformation. We have all heard some crazy ones now and again! And with over 200 different kinds of cancer, each with its own name and treatment, conflicting information is bound to make things a little tricky.
To help you navigate between unproven claims and verified scientific facts we have compiled an information page addressing some of the most common myths associated with cancer.
This information has been compiled by our Research and Education Division and covers everything from the origin of the myth to the most up-to-date research.
Get the facts on our cancer myths page, here.
You can also access a range of cancer information, from treatment to statistics, here, or give our cancer care nurses a call on 13 11 20.