cancer types 7th grade
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Most deadly form of cancer; Risk factor-cigarette smoking.
Women-ovaries(Ovarian), Cervix (Cervical), Uterus (Uterine) ; Men-Testicals and prostate; risk factors-age, obesity, smoking, & family history.
2nd major cause of cancer death in women; risk factors-age and family history.
Detected by cancer screening called a colonoscopy; risk factors-high-fat, low-fiber diet and lack of exercise.
Non-hodgkins lymphoma or hodgkins lymphoma-weakens immune
system; risk factors-unknown, but may be related to exposure to infections.
Cancer of the blood causing a rise in abnormal blood cells hindering the body's production of healthy blood cells; leading cause of cancer among children under 20; 1/2 cases occur over the age of 64; risk factors -unknown, but links have been drawn to exposure to radiation and certain chemicals.
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