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high risk

a person’s chance of developing a disease such as cancer when it’s much greater than that normally seen in the general population. People may be at higher risk of cancer from many factors, including heredity, personal habits (such as smoking), the environment (such as overexposure to sunlight), and many others. See also risk factor.

Should women at high risk for breast cancer take drugs to ...

... even with small amounts, the higher her chance ... Tamoxifen and raloxifene
appropriate for high-risk women. ... drugs slightly increase the risk of strokes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/10/14/should-women-at-high-risk-for-breast-cancer-take-drugs-to-prevent-it.aspx

What are the risk factors for non-small cell lung cancer?

... Southeast Asia and South America with high levels of ... lung cancer may have
a slightly higher risk of lung ... the end, where tar content is the highest. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-risk-factors

Diet and activity factors that affect risks for certain cancers

... the risk of lung cancer, the risks from tobacco ... risk of stomach cancer, while
a high intake of salt ... possibly processed meat, is linked with a higher risk. ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/eathealthygetactive/acsguidelinesonnutritionphysicalactivityforcancerprevention/acs-guidelines-on-nutrition-and-physical-activity-for-cancer-prevention-dietand-activity

What are the risk factors for kidney cancer? | American Cancer ...

... the known inherited conditions listed previously) have a higher chance of ... This
risk is highest in brothers or sisters of those with ... High blood pressure. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for non-small cell lung cancer?

... to the breast after a lumpectomy for breast cancer do not appear to have a
higher risk of lung cancer. Arsenic in drinking water. High levels of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/overviewguide/lung-cancer-non-small-cell-overview-what-causes

What are the risk factors for cervical cancer?

... If the test results show a high-risk type of HPV ... daughters are older than 35 −
past the age of highest risk. ... the disease are 2 to 3 times higher than if ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for endometrial cancer?

... is important to look at all of the risks and benefits ... is the main way in which a
high fat diet ... study women who spent more time sitting had a higher risk. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for cancer of the esophagus?

... looks more like normal cells, while high-grade dysplasia ... The risk of cancer
is highest if dysplasia is ... and the longer it is used, the higher the cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/esophaguscancer/detailedguide/esophagus-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for prostate cancer?

... a lot of calcium (through food or supplements) may have a higher risk of
developing prostate cancer. Dairy foods (which are often high in calcium ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

... smoking is linked to a higher risk of breast ... have found that the risk is highest
in certain ... smoke contain chemicals that, in high concentrations, cause ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors