myths

March 25, 2021
ASCO Staff

Can Using a Microwave Cause Cancer?

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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.

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March 18, 2021
ASCO Staff

Can a Biopsy Make My Cancer Spread?

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ASCO.Staff

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.

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September 22, 2020
ASCO Staff

Is CBD Safe for People With Cancer?

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ASCO.Staff

Cannabidiol (CBD) has become a buzzword within the cancer community. But while some people with cancer have found CBD to be helpful in managing side effects, research does not yet support CBD’s use for cancer treatment. Here, find out what CBD is, how it is being studied in people with cancer, and whether it is safe, effective, and legal.

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October 4, 2018
Annette Goldberg, MS, MBA, RDN, LDN, and Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RDN

Mitos sobre el cáncer y los alimentos, explicados por dietistas (Parte 2)

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Existen muchos mitos sobre la nutrición durante y después de un tratamiento contra el cáncer. En la Parte 2 de 2 sesiones de preguntas y respuestas con expertas, las dietistas Annette Goldberg y Suzanne Dixon separan la realidad de la ficción.

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