Understanding Cancer

Causes and Risk Factors

Smoke cigarettes/ cigars/ bidis/ chillams/ hookahs.

Consume chewing tobacco/ khaini/ gutka/ pan masala

Being overweight or
obese

Unhealthy diet with low fruit and vegetable intake.

Lack of physical
activity

Sexually transmitted HPV
infection

Infection by hepatitis or other carcinogenic infections

Ionizing and ultraviolet
radiation

Urban air pollution

Indoor smoke from household use of solid fuels