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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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.
One in every three women will get cancer in her lifetime, with lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer deaths among those women.
Obesity is now the biggest cause of cancer apart from smoking, says a British expert.
Sunbed radiation contains a high level of ultra-violet light which is a known cause of cancer.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among Black women, exceeded only by lung cancer.
Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death among women.