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.
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Many things are known to cause cancer. In general, things that cause cancer are called "carcinogens". (Nearly all "mutagens" are also carcinogens and vice versa). Most carcinogens cause only one particular type of cancer. For example: . excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation is th…e most frequent cause of basal cell carcinomas. . the most common cause of lung cancer is long-term exposure to tobacco smoke. . human papillomavirus infection is the most frequent cause of cervical cancer. Cancer is caused by not 1 mutation of the DNA but multiple DNA mutations over a period of time, It increases with age because cancer is caused by a multiple of genetic mutations \n\n American Cancer Society According to a 12 year study by the American Cancer Society (see link below), while fruit and vegetable intake are beneficial in several ways, the amount of fruit and vegetables consumed have no effect on cancer -- fruits and vegetables do not protect against cancer. The China Study According to "The China Study" by T. Campbell & Campbell (see link below), However, animal research and human research show that cancer tumors will only grow when the cancer victim's diet (those who are exposed to these cancer causing agents) consists of ~10% protein or greater. Some types of protein affect tumor growth more. The types of protein know to promote tumor growth are: Milk protein Meat protein Fish protein had much less impact on tumor growth, and is considered suitable for 2-3 servings per week. Protein from plant sources did not cause tumor growth, and could even shrink tumor size. So plant sources are considered safe and are recommended for the cancer patient and anyone wanting to avoid feeding their tumors (cancer). The best plant sources of protein are nuts and "greens", such as: kale, spinach, dandelion, mustard, and other similar salad greens. The protein content of salad greens is on average 30%, and some spinach has been found to contain up to 46% protein. (Something Popeye never explained to you as a child.) SOURCE: There are many studies but the most complete study is summed up in a book called "The China Study" by T. Campbell & Campbell In a nutshell, The China Study began when two groups of lab animals were given cancer causing agents. One group was then fed a diet of 20% protein. The second group was fed a diet of 5% protein. The 20% protein group all grew tumors and died, but the 5% protein group lived, for the most part, long healthy, cancer-free lives. They did not get tumors. This study was eventually expanded to include over 800 million Chinese people, only to find the results were the same, that cancer is caused by many things, but cancer growth is caused by consuming milk and meat proteins. So, technically, Milk and Meat causes cancer. Avoiding hamburgers, steaks, barbecue pizza and all dairy products is essentially the cure for cancer. \n\n Other things accused of causing cancer Here is a list of items that are believed to cause cancer, according to news shows or magazines. These include items that say on the labels that the products may cause cancer (usually the labels will say 'caution: product known to cause cancer in lab rats or something to that effect'): * tobacco * second-hand smoke * incense * laundry detergent * jewelry cleaner * household poisons and cleaning solutions * pollutants in the air * microwaves * cell phones * red meats * paint * lead products used in makeup This list could go on and on. Unfortunately no one really knows 100% for sure. Spontaneous DNA mutations. These can occur "out of the blue", due to unknown causes, or may be linked to known causes, such as carcinogens in cigarette smoke, nitrosamines in smoked meats, organophosphate compounds (used in some fertilizers and pesticides), etc. Not 100% sure what to trust all the time but that cigarettes is a main cause of cancer can not be denied. Other causes not given that much thought includes (but does not limit to these): . Radon Gas from under ground. This gas can build up inside houses that are well insulated. . Radiation from various rocks. (localized phenomena, some times largish areas should be avoided.) . Various oils and lubricants. . Electricity and radiation thereof. (Children in kindergartens with electric floor heating have been reported of a higher rate of leukemia than children in kindergartens with water heated floors.) . Living in close proximity to high voltage cables. (Reports are both supportive and non supportive of this. Other factors might have been ruled out in positive reports.) . Various diseases can cause tissue degradation and ultimately the body creates cancerous cells when trying to repair damage because the DNA in affected cells are somewhat damaged beyond repair. Most virus have the ability to affect cells in a bad way, tampering with cells DNA and make the cells produce copies of the virus rather than make perfect copies of the cells. general process of how cancer starts Cancer can be seen as a pathological condition, that arises when cells lose their ability to function properly. Simplified, that means cells can't continue to do their normal jobs, instead they start to produce lots of the same kind of cells. But, because they can't work properly, the cells they produce, won't work properly either. Consequently, there will be a large number of a particular cell type, that became just too many. Depending on the type of which cells they are, they - either became too many and just overwhelm the normal, working cells (like blood cell types, e.g. in leukemia), and hinder the normal, working cells (even other cell types), to do their jobs. And also, they prevent the replacement of the functional cells when they get old, worn-out, or damaged. - or form a mass, a tumor. The tumor can be malignant (cancerous), in which case cells can break off, get into the blood stream or lymph, carried to other places where they can form a new mass (metastasize). Not all mass are malignant, some are non-malignant, not considered cancerous, but still capable of causing considerable problems. To avoid this situation the body has protective mechanisms for - stopping the process of formation of damaged or mutated cells, initiating either repair or, if not possible, the death of those cells. - killing damaged, mutated self-cells, and foreign invaders, for example. Anything, that damages or hinders those mechanisms has the potential of causing cancer. The list of possible - genetic conditions, (inborn mutations), - carcinogen substances (toxins, pollutants, chemicals, radiation etc), - conditions that might weakens the defense system, and - the lack of sufficient protective agents is extensive, and is been updated constantly. Cancer is caused by mutations in your cells (which can be caused by any number of things, including radiation, carcinogens, and genetics, or just dumb luck). These cells are flawed in such a way that they reproduce uncontrollably, ignoring your body's natural blueprint, forming tumors. These cells interfere with your bodily functions and will even attack good cells, eventually killing you. Carcinogens Cancer is caused by cells growing uncontrollably. Some things that can cause it include: Smoking(lung cancer) The Sun(skin cancer) Some types of cancers just happen and the person has no control over.Environmental influences viruses UV radiation Environmental influences, UV radiation, and viruses (MORE)
by ur body If you're talking cell-wise; if your body accidently produces a 'faulty cell' it normally kills itself. But if you have cancerous cells these fail at this and carry on multiplying on the wound making a lump appear. This is 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 …(a fuel usedin torches). Cigarette smoke also contains nitrogen oxide andcarbon monoxide, both poisonous gases. Its main active ingredientis nicotine, a highly addictive drug. Smoking cigarettes . . . hasbeen scientifically proven to harm nearly every organ in the bodyand to increase morbidity and mortality," says The Tobacco Atlas.It is well-known that smoking causes noncommunicable diseases suchas cancer, heart disease, and lung ailments. But according to theWorld Health Organization (WHO), smoking is also a major cause ofdeath from communicable diseases, such as tuberculosis. (MORE)
There are many causes like: . radiation, even radiotherapy for cancer can cause another typesof cancer . chemicals like tobacco, asbestos, and even some anticancerdrugs can cause cancer. . viruses, most of them are sexually transmitted. . bacteria (helicobacter pylori) which is associated with …pepticulcer. . the risk of certain types of cancer can be increased byinheritance. According to World Health Organization (WHO), common risk factorsfor cancer include: . Tobacco use . Alcohol use . Obesity . Dietary factors, including insufficient fruit and vegetableintake . Physical inactivity . Chronic infections from helicobacter pylori, hepatitis B virus(HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and some types of human papillomavirus (HPV) . Environmental and occupational risks including ionizing andnon-ionizing radiation Cancers are a broad group of diseases and accordingly have a widerange of causes. Each cancer is different according to its biologyand pathophysiology. All animals and even plants are susceptible tocancers. The body is made up of trillions of living cells. Thesecells grow, divide, and die in an orderly fashion. This process istightly regulated and is controlled by the DNA machinery within thecell. In a baby or a child normal cells divide rapidly to allow forgrowth. After the person becomes an adult, most cells divide onlyto replace worn-out or dying cells or to repair injuries. Whencells of the body at a particular site start to grow out ofcontrol, they may become cancerous. Cancer cell growth is differentfrom normal cell growth. Instead of dying, cancer cells continue togrow and form new, abnormal cells. In addition, these cells canalso invade other tissues. This is a property that normal cells donot possess. Cancer cells originate from normal cells when theirDNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) or blue prints within the cell nucleusis damaged. DNA is in every cell and it directs all the cell'sactions, growth, death, protein synthesis etc. when DNA is damagedin a normal cell the cell either repairs the damage or the celldies. Normally, the body safeguards against cancer via numerousmethods, such as: apoptosis or a process by which abnormal cellsdie on their own accord, helper molecules (some DNA polymerases),possibly senescence or aging, etc. In cancer cells, the damaged DNAis not repaired, and the cell does not die. Instead it gives riseto more such abnormal cells with abnormal DNA. These new cells allhave the same defective DNA of the original cancer cell. DNA damagemay be inherited from parents or may be a spontaneous problem thatoccurs during the lifetime of a person. This is called a mutation.DNA damage may also be triggered by exposure to certainenvironmental toxins such as those present in cigarette smoke.There are, however, multiple factors that may cause cancer and itis difficult to pin point an exact cause. Here is a list of items that are believed to cause cancer,according to news shows or magazines. These include items that sayon the labels that the products may cause cancer (usually thelabels will say 'caution: product known to cause cancer in labrats' or something to that effect): . tobacco . second-hand smoke . incense . laundry detergent . jewelry cleaner . household poisons and cleaning solutions . pollutants in the air . microwaves . cell phones . red meats . paint . lead products used in makeup This list could go on and on. Unfortunately no one really knows100% for sure. (MORE)
When mutations disrupt the normal cell cycle, causing cells to divide in and uncontrolled way.
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.
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.
I read a report a while back. It stated that Peanut butter is cancerous. This was based on animal testing where rats or mice were given a diet of.... only peanut butter... There are many things we eat on a daily basis that are thought to be healthy in small amounts, but if overdoing it, we get a… terrible effect from it instead. I read a Japanese research paper regarding cigarettes a couple of years back too. This paper stated that One cigarette a day would strengthen our immunesystem rather than cause harm. Not 100% sure what to trust all the time but that cigarettes is a main cause of cancer can not be denied. Other causes not given that much thought includes (but does not limit to these): . Radon Gas from under ground. This gas can build up inside houses that are well insulated. . Radiation from various rocks. (localized phenomena, some times largish areas should be avoided.) . Various oils and lubricants. . Electricity and radiation thereof. (Children in kindergartens with electric floor heating have been reported of a higher rate of leukemia than children in kindergartens with water heated floors.) . Living in close proximity to high voltage cables. (Reports are both supportive and non supportive of this. Other factors might have been ruled out in positive reports.) . Various diseases can cause tissue degredation and ultimately the body creates cancerous cells when trying to repair damage because the DNA in affected cells are somewhat damaged beyond repair. Most virus have the ability to affect cells in a bad way, tampering with cells DNA and make the cells produce copies of the virus rather than make perfect copies of the cells. (MORE)
Healthy cells become cancer cells by means of genetic alteration, and that alteration can be caused by a variety of things including viruses, radiation including ultraviolet radiation present in sunlight, toxic chemicals, or even physical injury on a microscopic scale that can be caused by such thin…gs as asbestos fibers. (MORE)
Yes, breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women followed by lung cancer and colon cancer in second and third places respectively.
Five leading causes of death by rate . Cardiovascular diseases. . Infectious and parasitic diseases . Ischemic heart disease . Malignant neoplasms (cancers) . Cerebrovascular disease (Stroke) . Source: Wikipedia
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States.The number one cause of death in the United States is heartdisease.
I'm not sure I understand the question. But cancer can cause multiple symptoms. Such as, tiredness, aches, muscle pains, and stunted growth in some areas.
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.
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…'t smoke but cancer wont be good its worse than you think when you smoke and because you cant solve your problem by smoking so just don't smoke because it might lead to cancer so i will say it probably can lead you to cancer so all im gonna mainly say to you is just don't smoke at all (MORE)
Tumor is a class of illnesses described by crazy cell development.There are more than 100 distinct sorts of growth, and each ischaracterized by the kind of cell that is at first influenced. Disease hurts the body when adjusted cells isolate wildly to framebumps or masses of tissue called tumors (as…ide from on account ofleukemia where malignancy forbids ordinary blood capacity byirregular cell division in the circulatory system). Tumors candevelop and meddle with the digestive, anxious, and circulatoryframeworks, and they can discharge hormones that change bodycapacity. Tumors that stay in one spot and exhibit restricteddevelopment are for the most part thought to be kindhearted. More perilous, or harmful, tumors structure when two things happen: a malignant cell figures out how to move all through the bodyutilizing the blood or lymphatic frameworks, annihilating soundtissue in a procedure called intrusion that phone figures out how to separation and develop, making freshrecruits vessels to bolster itself in a procedure calledangiogenesis. (MORE)
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.
Lung and Bronchial Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths.One in every four people die because of cancer. 1. 6 million peopleare diagnosed with cancer very year.
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…he host's death. (MORE)
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…ers in other body parts (MORE)
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
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…r types of cancer, but the fact that the conditions are right for any type of cancer is a problem. (MORE)
NO! All it does is release the nitrogen from in between your jointsand it can cause your knuckles to swell, but it does not cause bonecancer. It might contribute to arthritis instead.
Yes it can. If you do smoke and don't get some sort of cancer then you are really lucky.
Yes. The reduced absorption of vitamins and minerals waekens the immune system. Thiws allows a fungus to take hold. This can lead to stomach cancer.
There is some debate if genital herpes leads to cervical cancer; I don't believe it is proven. HPV (genital warts) can lead to cervical cancer and a person infected with HPV and herpes has a higher risk of cervical cancer. I don't believe you need to worry about cervical cancer being caused from the… herpes infection. (MORE)
Nicotine is not the main problem. It is the tar, resins and other toxins in tobacco products that mostly cause the cillia to die and growths to form. Nicotine is, however, used in large doses as a pesticide so be careful not to overdo it with the patches.
It is the cancer of the pancreas. Frazier, M. S., & Drzymkowski, J. W. (2009). Essentials of Human Diseases and Conditions (Fourth Edition ed.). (S. Cole, Ed.) St. Louis, Missouri: Saunders Elsevier. Page: 378.
Cervical cancer is caused by a virus called the human papillomavirus. Itching of the vagina is usually due to a bacterial infection or a yeast infection (i.e.thrush). Neither of those can cause cancer, but cancer could cause similar symptoms. If you go for regular pap smears, you should be safe. Obv…iously see your doctor about any persistent itching, as yeast and bacterial infections need to be treated and are quickly and simply diagnosed. (MORE)
All alcoholic beverages and tobacco causes all kinds of cancer: throat cancer, lung cancer and so on.
if you stay out in the sun for extensive amounts of time if you just spend the summer at the beach its fine
There are a number of different cancers that are hereditary. . There is screening and testing you can do to identify if you may be suscpetible to a genetic cancer. That is they are caused by a faulty gene that may have been inherited from your parents. Only 5-10% of cancers seem to be the resul…t of having a faulty gene and these tend to be the cancers that affect older people. For more straighforward information on hereditary cancer, visit the related link below. Hope you find it helpful! (MORE)
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.
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…m not a doctor but am only using common sense. (MORE)
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…le its because the same mafia control also the cancer cure and medicin industry yes they are rich people in general , so why they used this sign you ask ? i answer you that bacause the demon that is responsible to bite and infect people with this illness look exactly like a black spider and its size is almost like any human hand , so in order to protect your self from cancer its the same way you should protect yourself from demons , so in islam for example if you read a specific verse from the quran before you sleep allah(the god) will protect you while you sleep by sending an angel to watch and protect you , what is this verse according to islam prophet muhamed its called "alkorsi" or in english "the chair" (MORE)
Patients who suffer from an inflammatory disease of the colon known as ulcerative colitis are also at increased risk
No, because they are 2 different cancers, one is in the bladder and the other is in the womb
In cancer patients, treatment with radiation therapy or chemotherapy may affect the cells in the intestine that normally secrete lactase, leading to intolerance.
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…ll carcinoma: Somewhat rarer, and more dicey to treat, but excellent survival statistics if it's caught early . Seeing a pattern here? Melanoma: The virulent and deadly form. Again - curable if caught early, but you must see your doctor regularly, especially if you were a "sun worshiper" in earlier years. (MORE)
No. The cause of prostate cancer is not known. What we DO know is that if a man lives long enough, he will develop prostate cancer. By age 70, most men have an enlarged prostate, and by age 90 we all do. Some of us develop fast-growing and therefore dangerous cancers, but most of us will live out …the remainder of our lives with a slow-growing cancer that won't develop fast enough to be a danger. (MORE)
Not always but they are the primary reason for this kind of cancer. Be sure to talk to your doctor if you believe you are infected or have questions about this virus.
If you are in the United states , there are none that have the Chemical that leads to cancer of any type .
P53 it is an anzyme that monitorize the DNA and protect them from demagis.It is founded that its defective in 60% of cancer cells
it's not how bright the sun is that causes cancer. it is the UV rays. if you stay in the sun for extended periods of time therefore soaking up large amounts of UltraViolet rays you have a greater risk of developing 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."
Smoking tobacco . Inhaling tobacco . Being exposed to radon gas or asbestos . Radiation therapy . Genes/Family history
Lymphoma is a silent but deadly killer. Symptoms of this condition include painless lumps on various parts of the body, Weight Loss, Fever, Itchiness, and weakness.
No. It is the tar and other impurities in the smoke. If you are inhaling these, they will destroy the very tiny cilia that are important in the respiratory tract. Those impurities are what cause the cancer and they remain deep in the lungs as the cilia can't remove them. Nicotine in the cigarettes i…s one of the most addictive substances know. So you will continue even if you are aware. (MORE)
Cancer cells from malignant tumors can invade many differenttissues, such as bone, lungs, spleen, and more. This is how mostcancer patients pass along.
Before answering, this is my story. My birthday was the 12th ofDecember and I received a pellet gun. Without a though I put ittogether and tried it. Today is 1/8/16 my birthday was last yeari'm 14 years old and I have a habit of chewing on things. Sowithout thinking or reading the back I made a dumb… mistake, yes!, Iput the pellet in my mouth and I chewed on it then spit it out. 3days ago I read the back of the package and realized it said "Thesepellets contain a chemical known to the state of California thatcan cause cancer" I have many reasons to be worried. And today isFriday therefore i'm at school so on Tuesday, I will look at thisfor reply's at 1:30PM. BTW i'm the one who asked this question. MyTwitter name is Az-Watts and my Email is firstname.lastname@example.org Myaccount name on here is also Az-Watts (MORE)