Multiple myeloma is a relatively uncommon cancer. In the United States, the lifetime risk of getting multiple myeloma is 1 in 132. It is estimated that in 2021, about 34,920 new cases will be diagnosed.
Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women. Overall, the lifetime risk for developing kidney cancer in men is about 1 in 46. The lifetime risk for women is about 1 in 80. A number of factors also affect a person’s risk.
Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths in the US for men & women. Many colorectal cancers can be prevented or caught early when they are easier to treat. That’s why getting screened is so important.
Finding cancer early, when it’s small and before it has spread, often allows for more treatment options. Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that’s not always the case.
The bile ducts are a series of thin tubes that go from the liver to the small intestine. Their major job is to move a fluid called bile from the liver and gallbladder into the small intestine, where it helps digest the fats in food.
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You can lower your risk of Cervical Cancer by getting screened regularly, starting at age 21. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix… the lower part of the uterus that connects to…
Can Pancreatic Cancer Be Found Early? Pancreatic cancer is hard to find early. The pancreas is deep inside the body, so early tumors can’t be seen or felt by health care providers during routine physical exams. People usually have no…
A risk factor is anything that increases your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be changed. Others, like a person’s age or family history, can’t be changed.