Certain popular ideas about how cancer starts and spreads – though scientifically wrong, can seem to make sense, especially when those ideas are rooted in old theories. To a certain extent, it can be the case with treatment too. But wrong ideas about cancer and how to treat it can lead to needless worry and even hinder good prevention and treatment decisions. Even food and nutritional supplements fall into this area. I see these things frequently in my own community, I don’t like and I try my hardest to avoid these myths appearing in my patient group and on my public pages. Annoyingly, some of it comes from unsuspecting patients who are simply sharing it from another place. People need to think carefully before sharing this sort of thing. It’s the quickest way to get banned from all of my sites.
I have attached my “The Trouble with the NET” series of posts below. All info sourced from reputable cancer sources. Would you like me to add something? Just let me know.
Hope is great, false hope is not.
“Certain popular ideas about how cancer starts and spreads – though scientifically wrong, can seem to make sense, especially when those ideas are rooted in old theories. To a certain extent, it can be the case with treatment too. But wrong ideas about cancer can lead to needless worry and even hinder good prevention and treatment decisions”
Part 1 – Cancer Myths – click here
“Those selling and promoting alternative treatments rarely discuss the risks, especially the biggest risk of all – missing that small window of opportunity to hit a cancer with the best conventional (and proven) treatment possible”
Part 2 – Alternative Therapy risks – click here
Hope is great, false hope is not.
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