NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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risk factor (... FAK-ter)
increases the chance of developing a disease. Some examples
of risk factors for cancer are age, a family history of
certain cancers, use of tobacco products, being exposed to
radiation or certain chemicals, infection with certain
viruses or bacteria, and certain genetic