Cancer Patient Information Sheet

Cancer Patient Information Sheet - Cancer Patient...

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Cancer Patient Information Sheet Causes and Risk Factors There are many different kinds of cancer and there are different signs and symptoms for every different type of cancer. Cancer can be life threatening illness and there are many different ways someone can develop cancer. It has been shown that family history can play a major part in if a person develops cancer. Research shows that certain risk factors increase the chance that a person with develop cancer. The most common risk factors are growing older, tobacco, sunlight, alcohol, poor diet, lack of physical activity, and even being overweight. Prevention, Detection, and Diagnosis Techniques Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. Scientists are studying many different ways to help prevent cancer and they are to make changes in diet and lifestyle, finding precancerous conditions early, chemoprevention. Cancer is a group of diseases that can cause almost any sign or symptom. The signs and symptoms will depend on where the cancer is, how big it is, and how much it affects the
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course HEALTH hoc240 taught by Professor Wiz during the Spring '11 term at Ludwig Maximilians Universität.

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