cause of cancer

cause of cancer

Oncology Any factor etiologically linked to the development of malignancy; >12 of CAs are linked to external factors–eg, sun/skin CA; smoking/lung CA; sexual activity/cervical CA; uncircumcised penis/penile CA
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Author Tim Key from the University of Oxford said, "Cancer Research UK supports IARC's decision that there's strong enough evidence to classify processed meat as a cause of cancer and red meat as a probable cause of cancer.
The age-adjusted death rate for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death in all groups, was 42.
VERY hot drinks are a probable cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.
Over the last century several researches have been conducted on the preventable causes of cancer, Tobacco consumption has been and is probably still the leading preventable cause of cancer; Sedentary life style with all its consequences is quickly closing up to tobacco consumption as the second preventable cause of cancer.
The leading cause of cancer death in 2013 was tracheal, bronchus (the main passageway to the lungs) and lung cancer, which caused 1.
UNITED NATIONS -- The specialized cancer agency of the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that outdoor air pollution is a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second most common cause of cancer deaths.
But obesity is a top cause of cancer, and keeping active sends oxygen to cells and prevents DNA damage.
Scientists already suspect that prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer death in U.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women (after lung cancer) and is the most common cancer among women, excluding non-melanoma skin cancers.
NHL is the fifth-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States (23,400 estimated in 2003) and the sixth-leading cause of cancer deaths in Canada (2,800 estimated in 2003), according to estimates of the American Cancer Society and the Canadian Cancer Society.
Obesity is now the biggest cause of cancer apart from smoking, says a British expert.