Cancer misconceptions: How much do we really know?

Manasa Sanka

Several random students on campus were interviewed with general questions about cancer.

We have heard many things about cancer – that breast cancer is only possible for women, or that there is no risk of cancer if it does not exist in the family – but many of these are false convictions. To find out how much Monta Vista students are educated about cancer, El Estoque interviewed random students with questions about causes, symptoms, and preventability of cancer.