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A 46-year-old member asked:

Does nailpolish cause cancer?

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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology 23 years experience
No: When used on nails or skin it has no known risk. If ingested on a regular basis it could feasibly cause many sorts of problems, but this is not studied obviously.

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A 27-year-old male asked:

What are the causes of cancer?

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Dr. Pamela Merino
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Multiple: Depending on the site there is a combination of enviromental, genetic and familial factors involved.
A 52-year-old male asked:

How is cancer caused?

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Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
Depends: While we are aware of some well established causes of cancer, like cigarettes, there is much that remains a mystery.

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