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What lowers your risk of cancer
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Does organic food prevent or cure cancer?
There is no evidence that organic produce is higher in the nutrients that help to prevent cancer than fruit and vegetables farmed in conventional ways. Find out more...
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Does taking aspirin reduce your risk of cancer?
Studies have shown that taking aspirin over a number of years may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal cancers, particularly bowel cancer. Find out more...
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Can radiotherapy on benign tumours make those tumours malignant?
Stereotactic radiosurgery is very precise radiotherapy that allows a high dose of radiation to be delivered to a brain tumour (benign or malignant) while minimising radiation to surrounding normal tissues. Find out more...
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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
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 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...
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Is a fasting diet beneficial to cancer patients?
Studies are being carried out on the 5:2 diet, including with cancer patients, however to date there is no conclusive evidence of the benefits or potential risks. Find out more...
Heard by Megan
Why can you get a melanoma on areas of the skin that are exposed to little or no sunlight?
Melanomas can also occur on parts of the body that have never been exposed to the sun. Find out more...
Heard by Richard