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Cancer treatments and therapies
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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...
Heard by Miriam
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...
Heard by Olivia
Does cancer only cause physical changes?
Cancer causes physical changes, but can also affect emotions and thinking. Find out more...
Heard by Geetha
Does frankincense oil have cancer fighting properties?
A small number of laboratory studies have suggested that frankincense oil may contain some properties that affect cancer cells, but there is no evidence yet that it can treat or prevent cancer in humans. Find out more...
Heard by Jeanette
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
Can astragalus improve the immune system after chemo?
Despite claims that astragalus can boost the immune system, evidence is limited. Find out more...
Heard by Chris
Can acupuncture relieve cancer treatment side effects?
While the limited number of studies done have provided some evidence, more high quality clinical trials are required. Find out more...
Heard by Nada
Can eating apricot kernels cure cancer?
Apricot kernals are commonly touted as an alternative treatment for cancer, but there is no evidence that eating these actually works. Find out more...
Heard by Denise
Can GcMAF rebuild the immune system to eradicate early stage cancer?
There is no credible evidence to show that Gc-MAF can rebuild the immune system or eradicate early stage cancer. Find out more...
Heard by Wayne
Does massage spread cancer?
There is no credible evidence that massage spreads cancer. Find out more...
Heard by Amanda