You can’t change your age or family history, but other cancer risk factors are within your control. Find out how to lower your risk of cancer.
Scientists have been trying for decades to understand cancer. What makes normal cells start to change, divide and invade the body? And what can be done to prevent this process?
A lot about cancer is still a mystery. Doctors often aren’t sure why one person who has never smoked a cigarette may get lung cancer when a longtime smoker may not.
Research has taught us a lot. We know that cancer in its many forms is most likely a result of several factors working together. We know that cancer can develop over a number of years. And we know that certain factors are known to raise your risk of cancer.