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Can takis give you cancer?

Can takis give you cancer?

Doubtful: Overeating any processed foods may cause short-term problems but we are hard pressed to associate cancer with it yet. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can takis give u cancer ?

Can takis give u cancer ?

No: I am not aware of any reason to think that spicy corn chips can give you cancer. However, there is nothing to stop some jerk from making this up, and people want to believe foolish scare stories. If the stuff actually caused cancer, somebody at the nih would be able to prove it -- real science is driven by vanity & no conspiracy can suppress it. Enjoy your corn chips. ...Read more

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Can aniexty give u cancer?

Can aniexty give u cancer?

No: Please try not to add to your anxiety with this idea. Do seek help for your anxiety. It can cause physical problems that can be quite serious - but not cancer. Find a therapist and work together with or without medication to deal with your issues. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can xrays give you cancer ?

Can xrays give you cancer ?

Yes: X-ray is known human carcinogen.

Howver, the risk from medical x-ray is generally very low and usually outweighed by the benefits of getting the right diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can using the ipod touch 5 give you cancer?

Can using the ipod touch 5 give you cancer?

No credible evidence: There is no credible evidence that use of wireless or computer devices causes cancer. ...Read more

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What advice can you give to survive cancer?

What advice can you give to survive cancer?

Here are some...: Early diagnosis is the key...So be alert and get an annual check up and follow cancer sceening guidelines through your internist.
Once diagosed with cancer, find the best oncologist who has the most experience in treating a particular type of cancer(find a specialist in the kind of cancer you have). Seek a second opinion as there is a some variation among oncoliogsts in how each one treats cancer. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like every food give us cancer?

Why does it feel like every food give us cancer?

Not true at all: There are hardly any foods that can be blamed for causing cancer. Rest of it is all in your mind. So just relax and eat all healthy foods and enjoy them as they are body's nourishment.. You should not indulge in a lot of meat and animal based foods some of which have the risk of causing cancer but even that is debated. There are actually many foods like fruits and vegetables which prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Could tan beds give you cancer, or can they result in cancer?

Absolutely: Tanning beds are a very common cause of cancer.

The cancers they cause can usually be caught early and cured, if you are attentive and responsible, but even if they don't kill you, they can leave you disfigured.

Even if tanning beds don't make you ugle by causing cancer, they are certain to leave you will skin discoloration and wrinkles as you age.

Overall, they are a very, very bad idea. ...Read more

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Why wouldnt they give me a better explanation of cancer in situ?

Why wouldnt they give me a better explanation of cancer in situ?

Pre-cancerous state: Carcinoma in situ is pre-cancer state- or stage 0- a very early stage of cancer in which the tumor is confined to the structure of the organ where it first developed. The disease has not invaded other parts of the organ. Most in situ carcinomas are highly curable. In breast for instance- it is contained within the duct or the lobule of the breast and not invading beyond the duct /lobule. ...Read more

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What tips would you give to other people who are fighting cancer?

Due to good treatme: Cancer is curable in about two thirds of all cases. In the one third where it is more advanced and has already spread widely, we can often prolong survival with good treatment. The solution is to find the best oncologist you can locate by searching/researching and have him/her as your treating doctor. ...Read more

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How can I give someone who is in the final stages of cancer courage?

How can I give someone who is in the final stages of cancer courage?

Use your heart: Just asking this question means you have a loving heart, and that will give great comfort and courage. We all face our own death. Think about what you would like at that point. Listen to your friend. What has (s)he brought to your life? To the world? Say it. Remind your friend that you are there. Just your presence is a gift. Don't be afraid.Let your heart guide you. ...Read more

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I have a friend who was just recently diagnosed with cancer. What would be something nice to give her?

I have a friend who was just recently diagnosed with cancer. What would be something nice to give her?

Kindle: Depending on the type of cancer that she has she may be spending a lot of time at doctor's offices. She may really appreciate having something like a kindle to pass the time because she may be waiting a long time in waiting rooms and exam rooms. ...Read more

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I'd like to donate to one of the largest companys trying to cure cancer. Can you guys give me the names of some?

I'd like to donate to one of the largest companys trying to cure cancer. Can you guys give me the names of some?

There are many: There are many but the national cancer institute provides funding for a broad range of cancer research. ...Read more

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I'm afraid of cancer. I'm afraid everything I touch or eat will give me it, like glue from food wrappers. Is it true you can get cancer easily?

I'm afraid of cancer. I'm afraid everything I touch or eat will give me it, like glue from food wrappers. Is it true you can get cancer easily?

No!: Absolutely not! It's a long cumulative effect of multiple carcinogenic agents that have to build up in your system before you get cancer. There are those who have worked with cancerous chemicals all their life before we regulated such chemicals and they never got anything. ...Read more

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Does splenda give you cancer?

Does splenda give you cancer?

No it doe snot!: This is wrong information. So you can use it without any such concern. ...Read more

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Can microwave food give you cancer?

Can microwave food give you cancer?

No more than regular: Food. Microwaving, even irradiating with x-rays has not been shown to make food more carcinogenic than untreated foods. ...Read more

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Can one give blood if one had cancer?

Can one give blood if one had cancer?

Probably: People with simple skin cancers can certainly give blood. The current recommendations for blood donation for people that have had cancer are that they are at least a year disease free or a year disease free from relapse. ...Read more

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Can asbestoes give you thyriod cancer?

Possible: Mesothelioma of the lung is usually associated with Asbestos but given that several parts of the body may be affected by prolonged exposure, thyroid cancer is possible. There is no direct link established yet. ...Read more

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Can you give blood if you have had cancer?

Can you give blood if you have had cancer?

Give blood withCA Hx: Not actually a straight forward answer on this one...Needs to be at least a year since youve been treated, no recurrence, no diagnosis of blood cancers like leukemia or lymphoma...Unless you had these as a kid and its been 10 years. Check out the american red cross list of conditions that affect donation...It will be the most helpful. Than get out there and donate! ...Read more

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Can the fumes from lawn mowers give me cancer?

Potentially, Yes: Exhaust gases from any motorised vehicle are harmful to your lungs. So protect your lungs by avoiding inhalation of exhaust gases from any vehicle. You may have to use a mask or cover your nose with a light piece of cloth. ...Read more

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Can standing near the microwave give me cancer?

Can standing near the microwave give me cancer?

No: I am not aware of any such link. You should make sure your microwave oven has a good seal on its door and is running properly. ...Read more

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How long could asbestos take to give you cancer?

About 30 years: The incubation period is variable, on average it is about 30 years. However it can cause other lung diseases, e.g. Fibrosis much sooner than that. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to give blood if you have cancer?

Is it possible for you to give blood if you have cancer?

Not for five years: You can't give blood if you are actively in treatment for cancer, or if you are within 5 years of being cancer-free. But after 5 years, you can usually donate blood. Sometimes this depends on the type of cancer, and of course, whether you have anemia as a result of treatment. In that case, they won't take your blood because you need it more! ...Read more

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Could ferrets give you cancer, or can they get cancer easily?

Could ferrets give you cancer, or can they get cancer easily?

They get cancer: Ferrets are especially prone to endocrine carcinomas (insulinomas, adrenal cancers) and malignant lymphomas. These aren't contagious to people. ...Read more

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How does chew and skoal dip give you cancer? There's no smoke involved.

How does chew and skoal dip give you cancer?  There's no smoke involved.

While the: Smoke isn't innocuous, the carcinogens are in the tobacco. Regardless of the way you use it, there are cancer risks, and risks of addiction. Oral cancers and lip are the main ones with dip/snuff/chew. People in early adolescence have gotten cancer and died of this. Do yourself a favor, drop it. ...Read more

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Can you give a cancer cell an equal but opposite cancer cell to cancel them out?

Can you give a cancer cell an equal but opposite cancer cell to cancel them out?

No: Waves can cancel one another, and antidotes neutralize poisons, but there are no anti-cancer cancer cells. This is the stuff of you're living in the 21st century and you owe it to yourself to become scientifically literate -- many of your neighbors are not. Use that inquiring mind to understand how your body actually works and how disease really happens. ...Read more