cancer risk

cancer risk

The likelihood of developing malignancy, which is the combined result of lifestyle (e.g., low-fibre diet, smoking, chronic alcohol abuse, exposure to carcinogens) and genetics (e.g., family history of cancer).

cancer risk

The likelihood of developing malignancy, the combined results of lifestyle–eg, low fiber diet, smoking, chronic alcohol abuse, exposure to carcinogens, and family Hx of cancer
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Western diets, high in protein and fat but low in fibre, are thought to raise colon cancer risk compared with African diets high in fibre and low in fat and protein.
That switch was also found in women without the gene mutation, letting scientists predict breast cancer risk years before diagnosis.
was associated with a 10 per cent Every extra two hours spent sitting was associated with a 10 per cent increased chance of developing cancer of the womb lining in women, while bowel and lung cancer risk was raised by 8 per cent and 6 per cent respectively.
ISLAMABAD -- Some cancer risk factors can be controlled, such as smoking status, your weight and how you eat.
Gene variant linked to lung cancer risk a variation of the gene NFKB1, called rs4648127, is associated with an estimated 44% reduction in lung cancer risk.
The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games provided a unique case study with which to investigate the effect of source control measures on the reduction in air pollution and associated inhalation cancer risk in a large Chinese city.
The association of estrogen-progestagen combinations with breast cancer risk varied significantly according to the type of progestagen: the relative risk was 1.
The Environmental Protection Agency reported that county residents face a 63-in-a-million cancer risk from 80 toxic chemicals released by cars, factories and similar polluters.
GUM disease is associated with a significant increased cancer risk, even in nonsmokers, researchers found.
Study of more than 48,000 men in the US found that the overall cancer risk was 21% higher for those with a history of gum disease who had never smoked.
But fewer studies have examined links between high BMI and less common cancers, or the impact of gender and ethnicity on the interaction between body fat and cancer risk.
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers, located in Evergreen Park, Illinois, in the US has developed a new web site to help women learn about breast cancer and evaluate their breast cancer risk.

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