In 2012 there were more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer in the United States alone. While there are numerous things you can do to lower your risk of cancer, unfortunately there are many additional things that can contribute to the likelihood of someone getting cancer.
A lot of these things, like smoking and spending too much time in the sun, we’re aware of. But did you know that many common household items contain carcinogens? Or that what part of the country you live in also has an effect? If you want to learn more about these cancer causing agents, check out this infographic from Best-Nursing-Schools.