90 Percent Causes Of Cancer Not Genetic
Genetic factors or heredity is one risk factor for cancer. But if you have a family history of cancer does not mean you will definitely suffer from cancer as well, because 90 percent of cancers are caused by the environment is not genetic. It should be noted that genetic factors are not the immediate cause of the disease. Genetic factors in cancer are passed down from generation to generation. Thus, the inherited genetic risk factors, not the cancer directly
Genetic factors in cancer affect only 5-10 percent. That is, 90 percent more cancers are caused by environmental factors and habits, “said Dr. Ronald A. Hukom, MHSc, SpPD-KHOM, Specialist Disease Dermatologist, Cancer Consultant and Blood Disorders from Dharmais Cancer Hospital Jakarta, in the Seminar of Colorectal Cancer Away at the Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, Friday (1/10/2010). According to Dr. Ronald, genetic factors usually occur in certain cancers, such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer (colon)
If the genetic factor is predominantly causing cancer, then patients will start suffering from cancer since a younger age, “” explains Dr. Ronald further. 90-95 percent of the causes of cancer derived from environmental factors and habits of life, among others as: Low-fat diet high fatsThe eating habit of red meat Fast food habits, preserved foods, contain a lot of flavors and canned foods.Lack of consumption of fruits, vegetables and fish.Kurang physical activityBe overweight Smoking Habit According to the Chairman of the Association of Internal Medicine Specialist Doctors (PAPDI ), DR Dr Aru Sudoyo SpPD, KHOM, FACP, foods associated with a reduction in cancer risk factors include: High-fiber foods, vitamins and antioxidants such as fresh fruits and vegetables Soybean Garlic, red onion and celery leaves Ginger Olive oil Deep or deep sea like salmon, tuna or mackerel.Teh hijauDan various Indonesian original spicesPak “Genetics Molecular Genetics at the Human Genome Center, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia in Health Consultation at detikHealth said if a person has genetic risk factors for certain cancers, then he has a higher susceptibility than others to suffer from the cancer
The genetic risk factor can not be changed (at least for now). However, genetic risk factors are only one of a variety of other risk factors, such as environment and lifestyle, “” explained Dr. Teguh.Other risk factors that can certainly be controlled. Cancer prevention is usually the control of environmental factors and lifestyle, by applying a healthy lifestyle such as from food and physical activity.
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