Cancer - why some get it and some don't

Find out how our genes and environment play together in cancer development


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About genes and cancer

Inherited cancer risk

Cancer is a preventable disease that requires major lifestyle changes

25% of healthy skin has cancer-related mutations

Original article

What is our lifetime risk for getting a cancer? Researchers in US have made this cool table where you can find what is your chance of getting any type of cancer in your lifetime. This table says that for men, the lifetime risk for developing cancer is 43% and risk for dying from cancer is 23%. For women, risk for developing cancer is 38% and risk from dying is 19%.