There are a lot of rumors and myths about cancer that make it hard to know what’s true. Here are answers to some of the questions you may have. You'll also learn how potential carcinogens are tested and classified, and find a list of known and probable carcinogens.
When we hear something might cause cancer our first reaction is often to think that we need to avoid it at all costs. But often it’s not that simple. Get answers to common questions about the causes of cancer, and find out what questions you should ask when you see news about something that could cause cancer. Asking questions can help you better understand the information and decide if it is something you might need to act on.