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13 surprising things that may increase your cancer risk

INSIDER Logo By Sophia Mitrokostas of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 14: 
  
    There are some things you do often that may actually
    increase your chances of getting certain cancers.
  
  
    Sitting by a window on a plane or keeping your windows
    down while driving in traffic can cause cancer in
    humans.
  
  
    Using certain beauty products and eating certain foods,
    like pepperoni, can increase your risk of cancer. 
  
  
    It's important to have regular screenings to
    help catch cancerous cells before they spread.
  

  Taking care of your health means
  avoiding behaviors that could lead you to develop dangerous
  medical conditions such as cancer. Unfortunately, not all
  cancer-causing habits are obvious. Here are a few little things
  you're doing that might actually be raising your cancer
  risk.

  • There are some things you do often that may actually increase your chances of getting certain cancers.
  • Sitting by a window on a plane or keeping your windows down while driving in traffic can cause cancer in humans.
  • Using certain beauty products and eating certain foods, like pepperoni, can increase your risk of cancer.
  • It's important to have regular screenings to help catch cancerous cells before they spread.

Taking care of your health means avoiding behaviors that could lead you to develop dangerous medical conditions such as cancer. Unfortunately, not all cancer-causing habits are obvious. Here are a few little things you're doing that might actually be raising your cancer risk.

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