October 25, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

cancer urban legends

7 min read

Cancer invokes powerful feelings so it is not surprising that there are a lot of harmful myths and urban legends out there about it. As a cancer researcher and cancer survivor, I can see it from both the biomedical research side and the patient side. Here’s my top 10 list of myths & legends about cancer. 1 ) Cancer can be 100% removed from the body. I wish it were true, but there is growing evidence that most of the time doctors cannot get all cancer …Read More