Myths surrounding cancer can cause unnecessary worry about your health and wellbeing. Here are the facts.

The biggest myths about the causes of cancer

  • Is cancer contagious?

  • Do burnt foods cause cancer?

  • Can using hair dye lead to cancer?

  • Can deodorant cause cancer?

  • Can injuries lead to cancer?

Myth one: Cancer is contagious

Myth two: Burnt foods cause cancer

Myth three: Hair dye can lead to cancer

Myth four: Deodorant can cause cancer

Myth five: Injuries can lead to cancer

Cancer symptoms you should never ignore

If you notice any changes or anything unusual, it’s always a good idea to get them checked out as they could be linked to cancer.

What can I do to lower my risk of cancer?

Cancer advice and support