Heard a story about cancer? Get the facts with iheard
Heard a story, rumour or fanciful claim about cancer?
Not sure if it’s true? Get the facts.
iheard has been created to dispel the many stories, rumours and fanciful claims about cancer.
Ask any cancer-related question and your query will be reviewed by our experts.
Our aim is to give you accurate, evidence-based answers to your cancer questions. You can be confident the information we provide is backed by Cancer Council Australia, the nation's peak, independent cancer control organisation.
The iheard experts have reviewed over 100 cancer-related claims. Some of the most frequently asked questions include:
"I heard that you can get cancer from the radiation involved in undergoing laser hair removal. Is this true or just a myth?"
"I use my laptop every day at work and when I get home at night. Am I going to get cancer from the radiation?"
"I read that eating canned foods can be dangerous for your health and cause cancer. Why isn't this information out there?"
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