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20 Myths About Cancer You’ve Always Believed

Best Life Logo By Morgan Greenwald of Best Life | Slide 1 of 21: Though cancer is, according to CDC figures, the second leading cause of death in the United States, the general public is still relatively in the dark when it comes to information about the disease. And what makes things worse is that so many misconceptions about it are spread far and wide—both online and off—making it difficult for patients and hypochondriacs alike to decipher real medical advice from baseless fallacies.Herewith, we've gathered scientific evidence and expert medical advice to debunk the most common cancer myths once and for all. And for more insight into the disease, here are The 20 Most Common Types of Cancer.

20 Myths About Cancer You’ve Always Believed

Though cancer is, according to CDC figures, the second leading cause of death in the United States, the general public is still relatively in the dark when it comes to information about the disease. And what makes things worse is that so many misconceptions about it are spread far and wide—both online and off—making it difficult for patients and hypochondriacs alike to decipher real medical advice from baseless fallacies.

Herewith, we've gathered scientific evidence and expert medical advice to debunk the most common cancer myths once and for all. And for more insight into the disease, here are The 20 Most Common Types of Cancer.

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