A 35-year-old member asked:
Can earrings cause cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 45 years experience
You decide: Don't get your ears pierced until you're very sure it's what you want and know you're not a keloid former. The fact that many people get keloids from this gave rise to the myth that it "causes cancer" -- keloids aren't cancer but are troublesome.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
What are the causes of cancer?
6 doctor answers • 17 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Multiple: Depending on the site there is a combination of enviromental, genetic and familial factors involved.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
How is cancer caused?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
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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Last updated Nov 10, 2020
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