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Fear the mobile phone, pass the cake!

Added: Thursday 3 January 2013

OncologyStat is collating its most popular commentaries of 2012. In this one, a clinical psychologist describes how the public's attitude to risk is often not based on the facts. Women in the study believed that wearing a tight bra or using a mobile phone are significant risk factors in breast cancer, while downplaying the importance of genuine risk factors such as sunlight or age.