Such a rampant, evasive disease is born from a seemingly simple problem: Out-of-control cell growth. There are tons of sneaky sources of cell mutations. According to a paper arguing that cancer is a preventable disease, most cancer cases can be attributed to environmental factors like tobacco, diet and infections, as well as stress, physical activity and environmental pollutants, while an estimated 5-10 percent of cases are related to your genes. But a New England Journal of Medicine study found that certain types of cancer—specifically prostate, colorectal and breast cancers—tend to be significantly more heritable.
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A note on skin cancer: You should visit your dermatologist for a skin cancer check yearly if it runs in your family. These frequent checks aren’t necessary if you don’t have this risk factor, or other risk factors, like fair skin and frequent UV light exposure.
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