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Are there cancer risks associated with coffee and tea?
The World Cancer Research Fund looks at research from around the world to determine risks for different cancers. The latest studies have shown drinking coffee does not increase the risk of cancer. Find out more...
Heard by Anne
Is it true that men who take fish oil supplements or eat fatty fish are more likely to develop prostate cancer?
Although a recent study found an association between consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and an increased risk of prostate cancer, there was no explanation about how this could occur. Find out more...
Heard by Ian
Does sex reduce prostate cancer risk?
In 2003, Cancer Council Victoria undertook a study into the relationship between prostate cancer and ejaculation in men aged under 70. The research team found that there is evidence that the more frequently... Find out more...
Heard by James
Does the Gardasil vaccine do more harm than good?
Current evidence indicates the two vaccines developed to protect against human papillomavirus (HPV), Gardasil and Cervarix, are effective and safe to use. Find out more...
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Does talcum powder increase your risk of ovarian cancer?
Although many studies have looked for a possible link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, their results are inconsistent. Find out more...
Heard by Paula
Is it true that wood smoke and diesel micro particulates cause lung cancer?
While many studies have found that air pollution, such as diesel particles, can increase the risk of cancer, the effect is not experienced by the whole community. Find out more...
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Is it true that people with dark skin can't get skin cancer?
People with naturally very dark skin can still develop skin cancer even if they rarely, if ever, get sunburnt. Find out more...
Heard by Daniel
Can halogen light bulbs give you skin cancer?
Studies into a range of light bulbs have found that although emitting some UVR, none of the halogen lamps tested produced sufficient UV radiation to be hazardous. Find out more...
Heard by Di
Do skylights block out UV rays?
UVB radiation is diffused by most types of glass, so it is unlikely that living in a home with a skylight will contribute to an increased risk of skin cancer. Find out more...
Heard by Lynelle
Is it true that contraceptive implants cause breast cancer?
Not enough studies have been done to determine the risk of developing breast cancer after using contraceptive implants. Find out more...
Heard by Loretta