Fraction of cancers that are induced by environmental factors

Range 90-95% (including: diet 30-35%, smoking 25-30%) %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Kasai H. What causes human cancer? Approaches from the chemistry of DNA damage. Genes Environ. 2016 Jul 1 38: 19. doi: 10.1186/s41021-016-0046-8. p.10 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID27375797
Primary Source [13] arvard Report on Cancer Prevention Vol.1: Causes of human cancer. Cancer Causes Control 1996 7 Suppl 1: S3-59
Comments P.10 right column bottom paragraph: "About 90–95 % of cancers are induced by environmental factors, including diet (30–35 %) and smoking (25–30 %) [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
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