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Top Cancers in the United States

One year ago   |   By Active Beat

Cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Cancer may be caused by genetic mutations, as well as environmental and lifestyle factors. Environmental and lifestyle factors that may increase the risk of developing cancer include smoking, heavy alcohol use, obesity, lack of exercise, unhealthy diet, and exposure to pollution. Most cancers develop in older individuals.
According to the American Cancer Society , 78-percent of all cancer diagnoses are in individuals 55-years of age and older. Cancer is the second leading causing of death in the U.S. In 2015...
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