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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 25, No. 7. 1962.

Misconceptions About Cancer

Misconceptions About Cancer

There are many misconceptions surrounding cancer. It is not true that cancer is contagious. Although no one can speak with authoritive knowledge, for understanding of the disease is yet in its infancy, we do know that it cannot be passed from one person to another. No doctor or nurse having spent a lifetime caring for cancer victims has been known to contract the disease from a patient.