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2. Environmental Factors: Various environmental factors such as exposure to toxic chemicals, ultraviolet rays, or radiation can increase one’s risk for developing cancer. Additionally, lifestyle choices like smoking and drinking alcohol have been linked to higher rates of certain cancers.
3. Diet & Exercise Habits: Having an unhealthy diet with low levels of fruits and vegetables has been linked to higher incidence and mortality rates for various types of cancer. Similarly, individuals who are physically inactive tend to be at greater risk for developing some forms of the disease.
4. Access to Healthcare: The availability and quality of healthcare services can also affect yearly incidence and mortality rates for different types of cancer, especially among underserved populations who may not have access to early detection or adequate treatment options available.