Tag Archives: Risk Factors

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness

September was National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Month. However, raising awareness all year long can be beneficial to increase knowledge and understanding.

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Can Testicular Cancer Be Prevented?

Many men with testicular cancer have no known risk factors. And some of the known risk factors, such as undescended testicles, white race, and a family history of the disease can’t be changed. For these reasons, it is not possible … Continue reading

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Can Thyroid Cancer Be Prevented?

Most people with thyroid cancer have no known risk factors, so it is not possible to prevent most cases of the disease.

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Can Kidney Cancer be Prevented?

In many cases, the cause of kidney cancer is not known. In some other cases (such as with inherited conditions that raise kidney cancer risk), even when the cause is known it may not be preventable. But there are some … Continue reading

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Can Bladder Cancer be Prevented?

There is no sure way to prevent bladder cancer. Some risk factors such as age, gender, race, and family history can’t be controlled. But there may be things you can do that could lower your risk.

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Can Pancreatic Cancer be Prevented?

The cause of many pancreatic cancers is not known, so there is no sure way to prevent it. But there are some ways you might be able to reduce your risk of this disease.

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Can Lung Cancer be Prevented?

Not all lung cancers can be prevented, but there are some ways you can reduce your risk of getting lung cancer.

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Can Bone Cancer Be Prevented?

Changes in lifestyle can help prevent many types of cancer. At present, however, no known lifestyle changes can prevent bone cancers.

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Can Adrenal Cancer be Prevented?

Since there are no known preventable risk factors for this cancer, it is not now possible to prevent this disease, specifically. Not smoking is a way to lower the risk for many cancers, and perhaps even adrenal cortical cancer.

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Can Breast Cancer in Men be Prevented?

There are some things a man can do to lower his risk of breast cancer: maintaining an ideal body weight and restricting alcohol consumption are 2 of them. But since the cause of most breast cancers is not known, there … Continue reading

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