Cancer is a disease
that has been known about since ancient times. The word is derived from
the Latin for CRAB and appears to have been first described in 500 BC.
Cancerriskinfo.com is your source of understanding
and information for the prevention of cancer. You will find two main sections
in this site. The first section brings you information
about different factors that affect your risk of developing cancer. This section contains tables on the proportion of cancer
incidence due to different factors, statistics on the probabilty
of developing cancer and many more tables specifically addressing dietary
factors. The tables on dietary factors
will give you an idea how they affect your risk of having cancer, and also
how convinced researchers are that these factors affect your risk of cancer
based on their studies. In this section, there is also a list of recommendations.
The second section contains questionnaires on
different cancers to help you assess your risk of developing a cancer. You
must, however, understand that this site does not replace the advice of,
and the proper diagnosis and screening of a physician or medical specialist.
The information contained in this web site is strictly intended for educational purposes, and not for use as a diagnostic tool, prescription or as a medical advice. Consult your physician for professional advice.