33 Shocking Everyday Activities That Increase the Risk of Cancer

Genes

#12 Genes

Freak genetic mutations that happen randomly cause around 5 to 10% of all cancer cases. These can happen at any point during a person’s lifetime. What starts off as damage to the genetic material of one cell can go on to multiply and become a full-blown tumor. 

In fact, these types of mutation-caused cancers are even more common than inherited cancers. And these mutations are completely unpredictable. 

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