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Does vitamin D protect against cancer?
The sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation is both the major cause of skin cancer and the best source of vitamin D. Find out more...
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Is there a cure for cancer?
Unfortunately there is no cure for cancer. Like all health and cancer charities, Cancer Council would be delighted if cancer was eradicated overnight. Find out more...
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Does eating or drinking out of polystyrene food packaging cause cancer?
All food packaging, whether it’s plastic, paper, glass or otherwise, contains substances which can ‘migrate’ in very tiny amounts to foods or beverages. Find out more...
Heard by Kate
Does sex reduce prostate cancer risk?
There is growing evidence that more frequent ejaculation may have a role in preventing prostate cancer... Find out more...
Heard by James
Can radiation treatment for breast cancer cause heart problems?
There has been some evidence that damage to the heart can be reduced by applying a particular radiation therapy technique and the breath-holding technique. Find out more...
Heard by Janene
Can you get sunburnt on a plane?
There is no credible evidence to suggest passengers can get sunburnt on commercial airline flights, so Cancer Council does not recommend the need for sun protection.
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Do black lights increase your risk of skin cancer?
There is no evidence to suggest that insect traps using ultraviolet black light increase your risk of developing skin cancer, as the amount of ultraviolet radiation they emit is very low. Find out more...
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Does cancer only cause physical changes?
Cancer causes physical changes, but can also affect emotions and thinking. Find out more...
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Does drinking green tea cure cancer?
There is no clear evidence that green tea can help to cure cancer. Find out more...
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Are there cancer risks associated with coffee and tea?
A comprehensive review of the evidence by the International Agency for Research on Cancer has shown that drinking coffee does not increase the risk of cancer. Find out more...
Heard by Anne