Cancer is one of the most feared diseases in the United States. One thing that makes it so frightening is that its causes are not always clear. Many myths and misunderstandings have arisen about what causes cancer and how people can protect themselves against it. The American Cancer Society has created a Web site discussing some of the persistent myths surrounding the disease, and countering these myths with solid information the disease's causes and prevention.
Links to Explore: Myths and Half-Truths About Cancer http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/PED_11_Cancer_Myths.asp
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