Carcinogens are substances that can cause cancer, either by damaging people's DNA or other means, such as causing cells to divide more quickly than usual, according to the American Cancer Society. It's often difficult fo... More »

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Some dangerous carcinogens in cigarettes are arsenic, cadmium, formaldehyde, benzene and acrolein. In addition to containing substances that cause cancer, cigarettes contain an incredibly addictive substance called nicot... More »

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Common and known human carcinogens include alcoholic beverages, engine exhaust, consumption of processed meat, tobacco smoking, and ultraviolet or UV radiation, according to the American Cancer Society. Substances that a... More »

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As of 2015, the cause of the majority of myeloma cancers is not known, but progress is being made in understanding how mutations in DNA turn tumor suppressor genes on and off, explains the American Cancer Society. Myelom... More »

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As of 2014, several clinical studies show that aspartame does not cause cancer, and it is only a health risk for people who suffer from phenylketonuria and are unable to metabolize phenylalanine, according to the America... More »

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To identify the difference between a benign and malignant skin growth, people can follow the recommendation provided by the American Cancer Society, which is to look for the warning signs of melanoma given by the letters... More »

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The 5-year survival rate for people with bone cancer is 70 percent, as stated by the American Cancer Society. This is a combined average for all types of bone cancer in both children and adults. More »

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