• By Laurel Kelly

Consumer Health: 10 cancer treatment myths

July 13, 2020
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Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the world. But survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to improvements in cancer screening and cancer treatment.

Research advances have improved cancer treatment to make it more effective and reduce side effects. Yet some misleading ideas about cancer treatment still persist. Misconceptions about cancer treatment might make you feel confused or unsure when making treatment decisions.

Learn the truth about some common cancer treatment myths so that you can feel more comfortable with your cancer treatment.