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Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer and the Environment
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    Posted: 04/07/2006    Reviewed: 09/01/2006
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Cancer and the Environment

      Slide Number and Title
  1. Cancer: Inside and Outside Factors
  2. What Is the Environment?
  3. Avoidable Environmental Factors
  4. Influencing Rates and Risks
  5. Different Exposures, Different Rates and Risks
  6. The Inside Matters: Random Gene Changes
  7. The Inside Matters: Other Factors
  8. Familial Rates and Risk: Those We Are Beginning To Understand
  9. Familial Rates and Risk: Those We Still Don't Understand
  10. Faulty Gene Repair Activities
  11. Hyperactive Detoxifying Activities
  12. Chance of Cancer? It Depends...
  13. Environmental Carcinogens: The "Nasties" Lineup
  14. Tobacco
  15. Tobacco and Cancer Risks
  16. Alcohol
  17. Overweight and Exercise
  18. Diet
  19. Viruses
  20. Other Viruses
  21. Helicobacter pylori
  22. Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation
  23. Ionizing Radiation
  24. Radon
  1. Nuclear Fallout
  2. Diagnostic and Screening X-rays
  3. Radiation Therapy
  4. Pesticides
  5. Medications
  6. Hormones
  7. Synthetic Hormones
  8. Solvents
  9. Fibers and Dusts
  10. Dioxins
  11. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  12. Other Carcinogens: Metals
  13. Other Carcinogens: Vinyl Chloride
  14. Other Carcinogens: Benzidine
  15. Other Carcinogens: Aflatoxins
  16. Identifying Cancer-Causing Substances
  17. Human Studies
  18. Animal Studies
  19. Laboratory Studies of Human Cells
  20. Risk Assessment
  21. Occupational Cancer Risks
  22. Cancer Screening for Early Detection
  23. Always Remember the Avoidable Risks

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