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What percentage of women get Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer . In the US, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer by age 95 (12.64%). There are certain families where the risk of breast cancer is increased because they carry the breast cancer gene BRCA1 or BRCA2, but the vast majority of women who get breast cancer have no family history. (MORE)

How does smoking lead to lung cancer?

Answer: Tobacco contains 43 different chemicals known to cause cancer,these chemicals are also called carcinogens. Answer2: Cigarette smoke contains tar, consisting of over 4,000chemicals. Of these chemicals, 43 are known to cause cancer. Amongthem are cyanide, benzene, wood alcohol, and acetylene (MORE)

What is the leading cause of lung cancer?

The leading cause of lung cancer is surprising as most would think it is smoking. The real culprit on a global scale is air pollution. The UN released a report citing Ait pollution as the leading cause of lung cancer. I do not have a source for the report but I believe it was released last year.

Does lead cause cancer?

No lead does not cause cancer but you shouldn't bite it anyway because it does cause some damage. Ink may or may not cause cancer depending on what type of ink it is. Biro pens are not harmful but handwriting ink or gel pens can mess your health.

Can women get prostate cancer?

Women do not classically get prostate cancer as cancer of the prostate is classified as a disease of the prostate gland of the male reproductive system. However, in 2002 the female Skene's Gland was officially renamed the female prostate as it was found to be homologous in function. Both male and (MORE)

Do women get prostate cancer?

Wonen do have a prostate gland, but it is much smaller than a male's prostate. Female prostate cancer, while possible is extremely rare.

How many women have breast cancer?

This estimate means that, if the current rate stays the same, women born now have an average risk of 12.2 percent (often expressed as "1 in 8") of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time in their lives. On the other hand, the chance that they will never have breast cancer is 87.8 percent ( (MORE)

What is the leading cause of cancer?

Toxins in our environment are the leading cause of cancer. Just look up information on the 'Love Canal' and see what toxins can do. The leading cause of childhood leukemia is exposure to toxins.

How many women get cancer a year?

it really depends on what kind of cancer your talking about, but if its breast cancer or HPV(human papaloma virus), then its usually 50,000 to 100,000 thousand a year

How can lung cancer lead to skin cancer?

Cancer can spread throughout the body through our circulatory system. Sometimes a cancer cell will hitch a ride in the bloodstream and then root itself in a different part of the body, eventually growing into a new tumor.

Can smoking lead to skin cancer?

Most people say that it does but, i really do think it is bad for you and you shouldn't do it because i tried it and it just ruins your life so don't smoke just get candy and suck on it like that and then maybe it will solve your problem so yea most people say that it does lead to cancer so just don (MORE)

How does ovarian cancer effect women?

Ovarian cancer can be spread quickly due to the fact is is difficult to diagnose early and it's proximity to connective tissue such as the blood and lymph system.. Generally, ovarian cancer does not cause many early signs until the cancer grows. Women should consult their physician if they experien (MORE)

Did one of the women in ABBA have cancer?

Not that I'm aware of. Frida Lyngstad's life was touched by cancer though. Her last husband, architect Prince Heinrich Ruzzo Reuss, died in 1999 after a lengthy battle with lymphoma.

How often do women get breast cancer?

with more and more toxins filling the air and water food and drink someday people will be born with cancer.thats why we need to spread the word of rick simpson and get everyone you now to watch "running from the cure"PEACE.

Leading cause of cancer mortality?

By far, by numbers, the leading cause of cancer death is from lungcancer both small and non small cell, of which 229,000 new caseswill be diagnosed in the USA; and is responsible for 160,000 deathsin the USA.

What do cancers do that may lead to death?

Cells that become cancerous grow uncontrollably and often invade healty tissue (in the lungs, intestine, and other organs). When this happens, it starts to inhibit the way the organ(s) functions. The fact that cancer can spread to adjacent tissue and organs (called metastisis) will often lead to t (MORE)

How does oral cancer lead to brain cancer?

usually through the blood but also cancer is an uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and destroy nearby tissue & oral cancer may be located near the brain (cancer eats away at bone) Lastly i read some where that the stress, & mental unstability of being diagnosed with cancer can cause new canc (MORE)

Cause that lead to breast cancer?

95% of breast cancer in female are of unknown causesthe risk factor included . positive family history . extreme age . mutation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene . personal history of breast cancer . radiation exposure . DES exposure

If you have bone cancer can it lead to any other cancer?

Potentially. Cancer is simply uncontrolled, rampant cell growth. For some reasons, the cells go into "overdrive" with forming new cells. Since we're still not sure exactly what causes this to happen (although there are several theories out there), it's not that bone cancer necessarily causes othe (MORE)

Does aspirin protect women from cancer?

If the question is refering to breast cancer, there are several researches about whether aspirin could offer some protection. While some researches have found promising results, some health professionals still favour more researches. Aspirin might not be suitable for everyone, as it inhibits plat (MORE)

Can women get cancer from a prostate cancer person?

One out of 36 men will die because of prostate cancer. It ranks second, behind lung cancer, for the leading causes of death in America. People are still unaware that prostate cancer can go undiagnosed up until they become aggressive or have spread throughout the body which can particularly impair th (MORE)

What percentage of women have lung cancer?

In the UK, the incidence of lung cancer in women is approximately 40 per 100,000. In men, the figure is approximately 60 per 100,000. Interestly and worryingly, the incidence in women has doubled since 1975 yet smoking prevalence in women has halved in the same period. (See table 6.1 in the link bel (MORE)

Does a swollen prostate lead to cancer?

Not necessarily. A swollen prostate, typically called BPH (Benign Prostate Hyperplasia) can occur in healthy men with no connection to cancer. It does not indicate cancer. It does not mean that you will get prostate cancer down the road.

What is the perfect storm that can lead to cancer?

There is, of course a Tropic of Cancer on world maps and globes, but I am not aware of any weather conditions ( Gales, storms, cyclonic or whatever) that could be classed as carcinogenic. To be sure toxic chemical spills can cause various ailments, but weather by itself is not linked to Cancers, I a (MORE)

Can black magic lead cancer?

yes dear , is you watch the cancer sign "it look like black spider" , i believe the satanists its like a very old secret mafia still exist till today they use black magic in order to infect people with cancer , now you are asking why they want to infect people with cancer ? the answer is very simp (MORE)

Why do women get cervical cancer?

It is caused by a wart-causing virus called Human Papillomavirus and HPV has many strains, but only a couple can cause cervical cancer. Women under 24 years old are recommended to receive the HPV vaccination. This vaccination is not yet available for men. Men are asymptomatic, so that is why it is v (MORE)

Is skin cancer leads to death?

There's three types of skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma: Rarely fatal, but can be. However, it is almost always discovered and removed early, and that is the end of the threat. But you must be re-examined thoroughly at intervals, as it is the type of skin cancer most likely to recur. Squamous ce (MORE)

Can women be a carrier of prostate cancer?

In a word, yes. The BRCA2 gene mutation is associated with some breast cancers and more aggressive prostate cancers. There are higer rates of men with prostate cancer in families with women who have had breast cancer. The BRCA mutations can be inherited, so yes: if a women has BRCA2 mutation she can (MORE)

Will smoking catnip lead to cancer?

"Catnip is generally not recommended for human consumption, and so there are no definitive tests as to whether or not it causes cancer in humans. However, some tests show that catnip may in fact help fight kidney cancer."

Can Gatorade cause women to get cancer?

As cancer is reportedly caused by a chemical imbalance in ones system, I suppose if you drank enough Gatorade( electolites, sugars ), it would eventually have some effect! Altough personally, I would be more concerned about Sugar Diabetes.

Why are women more susceptible to cancer?

Women are more susceptible to cancer because it is very common for women to have mood swings. Mood swings are bad for health as they affect hormone production. Fluctuating hormonal level is a main cause for cancer.

How does cancer lead to dealth?

Cancer cells from malignant tumors can invade many differenttissues, such as bone, lungs, spleen, and more. This is how mostcancer patients pass along.