03/02/2015 11:50 GMT | Updated 04/02/2015 07:59 GMT

World Cancer Day: 10 Common Myths About Cancer Debunked

Cancer may be one of the most common diseases in the world, but there are still a number of myths surrounding it that need to be debunked.

Can superfoods prevent cancer? Does treatment really work? Is there a miracle cure that's being hidden from us?

For World Cancer Day, the team at Cancer Research UK reveal the real answers to these questions and more:

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This slideshow originally featured on Cancer Research UK's Science Blog.


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