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Causes of cancer - A to Z

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There are over 200 types of cancer, and there is no single cause that links all of these diseases.

Each individual cancer is caused by a combination of things - some of which we can influence, such as lifestyle choices like smoking, and others that we cannot control, such as age and our genetics.

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Updated: 28 January 2011