As solar panels become increasingly more common across the country, some people worry that the increase in radiation or exposure to certain materials used to make solar panels could cause cancer. In this post, learn what the research says about solar energy and cancer risk.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses why it can be dangerous to rely on medical information you find online, why the internet cannot replace interactions with your health care team, and how to find reliable medical resources online.
Is the idea that sugar causes cancer actually true? Here, learn where this concept comes from, what the science says about the relationship between sugar and cancer, and what people should know about lowering their cancer risk and their sugar intake.
Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy.
Aromatherapy with essential oils may help relieve certain side effects of cancer and its treatment, but these oils cannot treat or prevent cancer. Here, learn what people with cancer should know about how essential oils may help and their limits.
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses what to know about herbs and supplements during cancer, including how to tell if they’re part of a scam and why it’s always important to talk with your doctor before trying these products.
People getting tattoos may worry that tattoo ink can lead to cancer. But is this actually true? Here, find out more about the research on whether tattoos are linked to cancer and what else people with tattoos should know about their cancer risk.
In this post, learn where the misconception of microwaves causing cancer came from, how microwaves are regulated to help prevent leakage and keep consumers safe, and how to microwave your food safely.
A biopsy is a valuable procedure for diagnosing and treating cancer. But some people may worry that a biopsy could lead to the cancer spreading. In this post, we discuss how this idea started, and why the benefits of biopsies outweigh the risks.
In this post, the myths and facts surrounding alkaline water are examined. The discussion includes how science does not support its use for cancer treatment and how people with cancer can best stay hydrated.