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What are some environmental factors that may contribute to the development of cancer?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Carcinogens
Known carcinogens include alcohol, tobacco, poorly-preserved meats, high-fat diets, ionizing radiation, asbestos, benzidine, etc.
In addition, there are many chemicals that have been implicated yet not definitively proven to cause cancer. Looking at it from an epidemiological perspective, cancers that were very rare only 100 years ago are now quite common: cancer is a byproduct of our modern world.

In brief: Carcinogens
Known carcinogens include alcohol, tobacco, poorly-preserved meats, high-fat diets, ionizing radiation, asbestos, benzidine, etc.
In addition, there are many chemicals that have been implicated yet not definitively proven to cause cancer. Looking at it from an epidemiological perspective, cancers that were very rare only 100 years ago are now quite common: cancer is a byproduct of our modern world.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: See below
Second hand tobacco smoke, ultraviolet light, nitrosamines, insecticides, microorganisms and a whole lot more.
See this site for info on the topic. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens.

In brief: See below
Second hand tobacco smoke, ultraviolet light, nitrosamines, insecticides, microorganisms and a whole lot more.
See this site for info on the topic. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/generalinformationaboutcarcinogens/known-and-probable-human-carcinogens.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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