Head and Neck Cancer: Prevention, Genetics, Causes
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Free help to quit smoking, plus information on smoking and cancer, secondhand smoke, cigarettes and other tobacco products, tobacco research, and statistics.
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Cancer Genetics Services Directory
Directory of professionals who provide services related to cancer genetic risk assessment, counseling, and testing.
- Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ®)
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Expert-reviewed information summary in which the features of hereditary cancer and the structure and content of other PDQ cancer genetics summaries are described. The summary also contains an extensive list of genetics resources available online.
Causes and Risk Factors
Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting
A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by cigarette smoking and the benefits of quitting.
Cigar Smoking and Cancer
A fact sheet about the health risks associated with cigar smoking.
Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer
A fact sheet about the health risks associated with the use of smokeless tobacco.
Secondhand Smoke and Cancer
A fact sheet that summarizes the studies on the health effects of exposure to environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke.
Alcohol and Cancer Risk
A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking alcohol consumption to the risk of various cancers. Includes information about factors that affect the risk of alcohol-associated cancers, such as a person’s genes and tobacco use.
Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk
A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.