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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

What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer?

... The risk seemed to be highest in women who did not ... The risk also gets higher
the more relatives you ... This syndrome is linked to a high risk of breast ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-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 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 breast cancer? | American 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

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 cervical cancer?

... especially when it is caused by certain high-risk HPV types ... are older than 35 −
past the age of highest risk. ... disease are 2 to 3 times higher than if no ...

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

What are the risk factors for 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-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-risk-factors

Why Lung Cancer Strikes Nonsmokers

... Some evidence suggests that a diet high in fruits and vegetables ... outweigh
the benefits except in people at higher than average risk for lung ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/why-lung-cancer-strikes-nonsmokers