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An Interactive Guide to Cancer Risk Factors

Cancer cannot be oversimplified to the extent that we call it a single disease with a single cause. It's a host of different conditions that can be caused by dozens of different risk factors. This handy guide will give you some insight into the actual risk factor increase according risk factor type and body part.

Instructions: Click on the red button at the top and choose a risk factor from the list with your mouse or finger. In the upper right corner, you'll be able to switch between men and women, as they have different risk factors. If more than one body part is shown in color, click on the different colored body parts to get information unique to the kind of cancer that strikes that particular organ.

 
This article was originally published on The Conversation.
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