Tattoos Cause Skin Cancer? That’s Not What the Science Says…

  Last month, the media were clamouring to report a potential ‘link’ between tattoos and cancer1,2.  Their source came from an upcoming report by the European Chemicals Agency, and they were claiming that this would show an increased the risk of cancer from tattoos. Now published3, it was clearly a classic media story – take some science, misrepresent … Continue reading Tattoos Cause Skin Cancer? That’s Not What the Science Says…

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Alcohol and Cancer – What’s Your Risk?

Unless you’ve been hiding in a Colombian cave for the last few weeks you’ll have heard the reports that alcohol causes cancer. This isn’t really that shocking. Scientists have been investigating this link for decades. I’m sorry to say it but: yes. Alcohol increases your risk of developing cancer. But don’t be alarmed just yet; the … Continue reading Alcohol and Cancer – What’s Your Risk?