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What kind of cancer can a person get in his hand?

What kind of cancer can a person get in his hand?

Skin most common: While there are a lot of types of cancers you could get in the hand, skin cancers are probably the most common. Non-cancer growths ("benign") are much more common than cancers -- and the most common of these things are cysts. ...Read more

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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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Will I get skin cancer from burning my hands all of the time?

Will I get skin cancer from burning my hands all of the time?

Why are you burning: your hands all the time?. If it is the result of an occupational hazard; chef, chemist, there are protective gloves on the market. If it is the result of an obsessive compulsion go to a Psychiatrist for treatment. And yes skin cancer can develop where the skin has been badly burned. Take care of your hands. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many people exposed to second hand smoke get cancer?

Secondhand smoke...: From the us national cancer institute: at least 69 chemicals in secondhand smoke cause cancer. Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer in nonsmokers. Secondhand smoke has also been associated with heart disease, sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, and asthma attacks. There is no safe level of exposure. Approximately 3, 000 lung cancer deaths occur each year in the us from sedondhand smoke. ...Read more

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Does being exposed to second hand smoke occasionally make me vulnerable to get cancer?

Does being exposed to second hand smoke occasionally make me vulnerable to get cancer?

Yes, possible: That is the reason smoking is not allowed in public places to prevent exposure to second hand smoking, ti non smokers. ...Read more

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Of the total of people who are exposed to second hand smoke, how many of them would get cancer?

Of the total of people who are exposed to second hand smoke, how many of them would get cancer?

It is: Clearly a risk, but the measure is of tyhise exposed versus those not exposed, and cases observed versus expected. Epidemiologist don not provide straight answers, or answer questions with simple answers. ...Read more

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If I have been exposed to second hand smoke all my life, is there a good chance i'll get cancer?

If I have been exposed to second hand smoke all my life, is there a good chance i'll get cancer?

Higher than normal: Not a "good" chance but higher than if you had not been exposed, about 10, 000 people in the us get lung cancer attributable to second hand smoke compared to over 400, 000 cases per year in smokers. ...Read more

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