The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Contagious Cancers? Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/55656/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Could some cancers be contagious? New evidence suggests certain types of cancer can spread from one person to another. Journalist David Quammen’s article for the April issue of Harper’s magazine is "Contagious Cancer: The Evolution of a Disease."