Is it Possible to Catch Cancer?


In this SciShow video, discover more about cancer and its characteristics while learning the odds of catching cancer from someone else.

What about cancer-related fatigue? Do you know what it and why it happens?

“As long as you have a working immune system you can’t catch it [cancer] from someone else.”

“Humans are so diverse that tumors haven’t developed ways to spread from person to person like an infectious disease. Our immune systems have the situation under control.”

Learn more about how to apply the growing understanding of the biology of lymphoma.

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Andreia has a degree in New Communication Technologies and experience in social media, design and tech. She is eager to find new ways to communicate and explore her curiosity about science and technology.

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