This is the first entry in our new series Is That a Thing, in which we explore tech's biggest myths, misconceptions, and---every so often---actual truths. The post No, Cellphones Don't Cause Cancer. Probably appeared first on WIRED.
A review of 95 studies suggests we should be eating 10 portions of fruit and veg a day to reduce our chances of dying from a heart attack or cancer
The Reproducibility Project announces its initial cancer study results today. The post Fighting Cancer's Crisis of Confidence, One Study at a Time appeared first on WIRED.
BRCA is a powerful tool to estimate cancer risk, but it's not a crystal ball. And I don't want the results of one imperfect test to propel me into surgery. The post Why I Won’t Get the Genetic Test for Breast Cancer appeared first on WIRED.
The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous tumors stay put while others break off and spread through the body. The post The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body appeared first on WIRED.
In order to get from a rat’s tumor to a human cancer risk, you have to do a lot of science. The post You Need More Than Rat Tumors to Prove Phones Cause Cancer appeared first on WIRED.
The WHO managed to inject even more confusion into an already confusing question: whether glyphosate, the common weed killer also known as Roundup, causes cancer. The post Does Monsanto's Roundup Herbicide Cause Cancer or Not? The Controversy, Explained appeared first on WIRED.
Our ability to sequence DNA has far outpaced our ability to understand how those genes cause cancer. The post A Single $249 Test Analyzes 30 Cancer Genes. But Do You Need It? appeared first on WIRED.