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Cancer Urban Legends: Fact or Fiction | City of Hope Ask the Experts | April 23, 2014

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What cancer myths are fact or fiction? How do I know what is true? Does deodorant cause cancer? Do foods cause cancer? Hear from City of Hope physician and research experts, who will debunk myths, help you understand why things are true or not true, and give you the real cancer facts. PRESENTERS: Moderator: Linda H. Malkas, Ph.D., Molecular Oncology City of Hope Speakers: James Waisman, M.D., Medical Oncology Vijay Trisal, M.D., Surgical Oncology James Lacey, Ph.D., Cancer Etiology Sophia Wang, Ph.D., Cancer Etiology Joseph Alvarnas, M.D., Hematologic Etiology Learn more about City of Hope's Ask the Experts lecture series at http://www.cityofhope.org/asktheexperts. ################ CONNECT WITH US WEBSITE: http://www.cityofhope.org FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cityofhope TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/cityofhope YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/cityofhopeonline FLICKR: http://www.flickr.com/cityofhope BLOG: http://breakthroughs.cityofhope.org and MORE: http://www.cityofhope.org/getsocial ################ ABOUT CITY OF HOPE City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope's main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics in Antelope Valley and South Pasadena. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S.News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit http://www.cityofhope.org.