10 facts about cancer you probably don’t but MUST know

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in our world today. Take a look at this facts and maybe they can be a benefit to you.


Tobacco use is the cause of about 22% of cancer deaths


People may become anxious or depressed post-diagnosis. The risk of suicide in people with cancer is approximately double.


Cancer can be difficult to diagnose and can be considered a “great imitator. So it’s better to go for regular checkups at a standard medical center


Everyone has a small chance of developing lung cancer as a result of air pollution or radiation.


Tobacco smoke contains over fifty known carcinogens, including nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

Read also: Stomach cancer


Diet, physical inactivity and obesity are related to up to 30–35% of cancer deaths.


Children are twice as likely to develop radiation-induced leukemia as adults.


Taller people have an increased risk of cancer because they have more cells than shorter people.


About 99% of cases involving postrate cancer occur in males over the age of 50.


Lower blood levels of vitamin D may increase the risk of developing prostate cancer.

Read also: 5 early symptoms of cancer in men

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