Cancer myths and controversies
Everyone's heard a cancer myth, but what's true and what's false? Get the facts from our Cancer Experts below!
- Sweeteners and cancer
Could your taste for sweet things be increasing your risk of cancer?
- Chlorine and cancer
Does drinking water or swimming in your pool cause cancer?
- Coffee, tea, hot beverages and cancer
Is there danger lurking in your daily brew?
- Cosmetics and cancer
Can looking beautiful increase your risk of cancer?
- Dental fillings and cancer
Does you metallic smile cause cancer?
- Deodorants and breast cancer
Is using deodorant increasing your risk of breast cancer?
- Fluoride and cancer
Does danger lurk in the bottom of your water glass?
- Food additives and cancer
Are those confusing numbers on the back of your cereal packet a cancer risk?
- Hair dyes and cancer
Is having more fun as a blonde increasing your risk of cancer?
- Lipstick and cancer
Does your favourite Lipstick increase your risk of cancer?
- Medical imaging (x-rays) and cancer
Is there an alternative to x-rays to lower your risk of cancer?
- Mobile phones and cancer
Is all that talking increasing your risk of cancer?
- Plastics, food and cancer
Does using plastic containers increase your risk of cancer?
- Power lines and cancer
Is there any truth in the myth behind Power lines and cancer?
- Sunscreen and cancer
Will your favourite sunscreen increase your risk of cancer?
- Talcum powder and cancer
Is there a risk of cancer in this popular gift?
- Toothpaste (sodium lauryl sulphate) and cancer
Will your sparkling smile increase your risk of cancer?
Cancer Myths Roadshow
To celebrate our 60th anniversary we're touring WA to bust cancer myths! We'll be holding FREE events across the state throughout 2018 and we'd love you to come along!
We'll explain how cancer myths start and help you separate fact from fiction. Learn more and find out when we'll be visiting you here.