Environmental Factors That Can Cause Cancer

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					Environmental Factors That Can Cause Cancer

By Paula J Jimenez

Indeed, not merely food, genetics, and physical activities can harm you
and become a risk factor in getting cancer. Risk factors like radiation
technology, pollution and other activities are also involved here. Let us
explain these other risk factor.

Radiation is the emission of energy from any source; in this case the
technology which allows X-rays, ultrasounds and the likes can be quite a
risk factor. Radiation is present across a spectrum from a very high-
energy radiation to very-low energy radiation. Like we've said above
listed here are the main forms of radiation:

1.   Gamma rays
2.   X-rays
3.   UV rays
4.   Visible light
5.   Infrared rays
6.   Microwaves
7.   Radiofrequency waves
8.   Extremely low-frequency radiation

Precisely how can radiation be a risk factor in getting cancer?

Radiation technology has two types ionizing and non-ionizing. That
radiation which is confirmed to be ionizing can be a high-risk factor.
Ionized molecules are unstable and quickly underwent some chemical
changes; an ionized radiation is proven to be a human carcinogen (cancer
causing agent).

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment
that causes instability, harm or irritation to our ecosystem. Pollution
can be chemical substances or energy for instance noise, heat or light.
People today are wiser to create pollution control programs which they
usually name as environmental management programs. Listed here are the
following practices:

1.   Recycling
2.   Reusing
3.   Reducing
4.   Mitigating
5.   Preventing

Exactly how can pollution be a risk factor in obtaining cancer?

The air that   we breathe in now is unlike our ancestors' environmental air
before. Ours   has harmful carcinogens that are cancer causing agents which
plays a role   in acquiring cancer. Types of cancer that may be connected
to pollution   are the following:

1. Lung cancer
2.   Skin cancer
3.   Thyroid cancer
4.   Multiple myeloma
5.   Breast cancer
6.   Stomach cancer

Asbestos, as defined by the National Cancer Institute, is a the name
presented to a group of minerals that come about naturally in the
environment as bundles of fibers which can be separated into thin,
durable threads. It's resistant against heat, fire, and chemicals and
isn't an electricity conductor. These are the reasons why the use of
asbestos was prevalent throughout the earlier decades. It was used in
many industries - from building and construction, fireproofing, sound
absorption, shipbuilding, along with other garden products. Having said
that, in the modern decades, it's been classified as a human carcinogen,
and research has shown exposure to asbestos can up your risk of lung
cancer and mesothelioma, a rare type of cancer.

Many cancer treatment centers and alternative cancer treatment centers
are advising their patients to be conscious of their environmental
activities. It can also be an added agent to numerous cases of lung and
skin cancer; you will still find a lot of debates about exactly how many
cancers are related to the exposure to substances in the environment.
Having said that it's related to each other, we should be aware of just
how we should take care of our environment so that it won't harm us.

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