Do the ingredients black seed powder, organic honey and organic lemon cure any cancer? No, that's not true: A clinical dietician told Lead Stories that none of these foods are a cure for cancer. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) spokes
"Doctors say colon cancer is on the rise due to toxins absorbed while cooking food (in) the microwave.”
Does regularly consuming a cup of java increase the odds of developing cancer thanks to the chemical acrylamide in the brew? No, that's not true: Repeated medical studies have found no link between acrylamide and cancer, the National Canc
Will a fast of water, coffee and tea followed by a diet of only vegetable juice and a ribeye steak cure cancer in 90 days? No, that's not true: Experts told Lead Stories that there is no scientific evidence that this specific regimen will
Although studies have been done in cancer cells in the lab, and in mice, there isn’t sufficient evidence that it can cure cancer in humans.
Cookies made of sodium bicarbonate and molasses cannot cure cancer. There is no scientific evidence that recommends it as treatment.
REVIEW On 6 January 2023, Children’s Health Defense published an article by Joseph Mercola claiming that “Cancer rates have increased since the introduction of the COVID-19 shots” and that “COVID-19 boosters may be causing aggressive metasta
because there’s no evidence sodium bicarbonate can be used to cure cancer. Some studies have looked at its use in reducing tumour pH levels, but none have suggested it could be used to treat cancer.
The levels of aluminum-based compounds and propylene glycol used in deodorants are not harmful and deemed safe for general use.
There is no current evidence that EMFs produced by cell phones are a risk to health, however, research is still ongoing.
Did Harry Hoxsey, an ex-convict who had no medical licensing, create an effective method for curing cancer using a family concoction made up of herbs plus diet? No, that's not true: This old claim has been debunked as ineffective and dang
REVIEW Although the number of deaths from cancer significantly decreased over the past years owing to treatment and diagnostic advances, cancer still represented the second cause of death in the U.S. in 2020. Unfortunately, the emotional burden of c
REVIEW Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide, with 19.3 million new cases and almost 10 million deaths in 2020. Strong public interest in cancer treatments has led to recurrent promotion of scientifically unproven cancer reme
Soursop has not been tested in human trials. There is no evidence it is able to treat cancer in human patients.
A social media post that has circulated many times in recent years states that lemons are proven to treat and prevent cancer—but this is not true.
Do root canals cause cancer? No, that's not true: An endodontics resident told Lead Stories that root canals do not cause cancer. The American Association of Endodontists says that the 2019 documentary that made this claim is guilty of sp
Kirstie Alley faked her death.
Does carrageenan, a food stabilizer made from red seaweed, cause cancer? No, that's not true: A registered dietitian told Lead Stories that there is no substantial evidence that carrageenan causes cancer. Neither the Food and Drug Adminis
REVIEW A video featuring molecular biologist Christina Parks circulated on video and social media platforms (examples here and here) in October and November 2022. In that video, Parks claimed that face masks cause a buildup of carbon dioxide in the
Do seed oils, not the sun, increase the risks of skin cancer? Was skin cancer "basically non-existent before seed oils"? No, that's not true: Ultraviolet exposure is one of the major factors that may lead to skin cancers, as well as genet
Is soursop fruit 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy? No, that's not true: Soursop has not been proven in any clinical trials to be stronger than chemotherapy to any degree. According to a cancer professor at Harvard, this is "not a p
Does a heavy consumption of grapes reverse kidney failure and cancer? No, that's not true: An expert told Lead Stories it is "false that grapes alone can treat and reverse cancer and kidney failure." While early small studies suggest that
There is no evidence that the Covid-19 vaccines are causing cancer.
There is no substantial medical evidence to prove ginger can be used to treat cancer in humans. However, ginger can help with nausea and constipation.
There’s a “coincidental correlation” between COVID-19 vaccines and a spike in cancer in adults younger than 50.
Do aluminum-based antiperspirants cause or exacerbate breast cancers? No, that's not true: No connection has been established between these types of antiperspirants and breast cancer. According to the Cleveland Clinic, "No scientific evid
REVIEW Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a nutrient with antioxidant properties that plays a key role in important bodily functions, including the production of collagen. Vitamin C deficiency causes various alterations and can lead to scurv
There is no available research to prove that RSO or any other cannabis-based oil can treat cancer.
Does use of birth control pills, classified by international cancer researchers as a Class 1 carcinogen, mean that a woman will develop cancer? No, that's not true: Decades of research show that oral contraceptives do not significantly in
Katie Couric said that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer, and underwent surgery and radiation treatment this summer to treat the tumor.
Can high-dose intravenous treatments of vitamin C kill cancer cells and act as an alternative to chemotherapy? No, that's not entirely true: Though preliminary evidence suggests that treatment by intravenous vitamin C (IVC), or ascorbic a
Soursop cures cancer.
Did the death of a child result in a parent's social media offer to give away a Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5) game console for free because it painfully reminds them of their loss? No, that's not true: The post is a device used to initiate a s
Does a seven-day, once-a-year, water-only fast reduce your risk of cancer by 95%? No, that's not true: There is no scientific evidence to support this claim and Lead Stories spoke to experts who refuted it. The claim appeared in an Instag
On September 13 2022, a screenshot of a tweet claiming that hospitals across the UK canceled treatments for cancer patients on the day of Queen Elizabeth’s memorial servces “as a ‘mark of respect'” was highly popular across pla
President Joe Biden is set to channel John F. Kennedy on the 60th anniversary of JFK's moonshot speech, highlighting Biden administration efforts aimed at "ending cancer as we know it.”
REVIEW Cannabis has been proposed as an alternative therapy for various diseases, notably as a treatment for cancer. Such claims often go viral on social media, like this meme posted on the Facebook page Drug Possession Laws on 4 September 2022. The
"I’ve been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and have started chemo treatments,” the 84-year-old actor wrote in an Instagram post.
Will this oregano, turmeric and ginger tea cure women of cancer, fibroids or cysts? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that this tea will cure any cancer, fibroids or cysts. A registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) told Lead Stori