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Common cancer risk factors include growing older, certain chemicals and other substances, some viruses and bacteria, certain hormones, family history of cancer, alcohol, poor diet, lack of physical activity, or being overweight.

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Certain chemicals and other substances, some viruses and bacteria, certain hormones, family history of cancer, alcohol, poor diet, lack of physical activity, or being overweight Many of these risk factors can be avoided.

Doctors often cannot explain why one person develops cancer and another does not. But research shows that certain risk factors increase the chance that a person will develop cancer. Risks are age, tobacco, unhealthy lifestyle, and family history.

Some things that cause cancer are tobacco, sunlight, lonizing radiation, certain chemicals, some viruses and bacteria, and poor diet or being overweight.

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