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What are the precautions for cancer? Is there something related to age or food habits? How does it actually happens?

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Cancer is abnormal uncontrolled proliferation of cells. It usually effects elderly age groups when the natural immunity is low, but now a days due to faulty lifestyle, junk food, food containing carcinogens like pesticides, artificial colours, chemicals to ripen it fast, carcinogenic metals like lead to enhance taste, preservatives etc start effecting younger generation. Also tobacco, pollution industry affluent etc are affecting all ages.
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