Mesothelioma is a type of cancer caused primarily by exposure to asbestos. But how much do we really understand about cancer? It appears that there are many common misconceptions about “catching” cancer, how it spreads, and what we can do to reduce our cancer risk.
This SciShow video discusses some of the common myths surrounding cancer and explains the science behind why they are basically untrue. Some questions answered: Does sugar feed cancer? Do biopsies help spread cancer? Do antioxidants prevent cancer? Do sharks really never get cancer?
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