(Male 11 Phenotype / Female 11 Phenotype)
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. There are over 100 different known cancers that affect humans. In 2012, about 14.1 million new cases of cancer occurred globally, and caused about 8.2 million deaths or 14.6% of all human deaths. In Korea, 224 thousands new cases of cancer occured, and caused about 75 thousand deaths. The most common types of cancer in males are lung cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, and stomach cancer, and in females, the most common types are breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and cervical cancer.
Many cancers can be prevented by not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, not drinking too much alcohol, eating plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains, being vaccinated against certain infectious diseases, not eating too much red meat, and avoiding too much exposure to sunlight.
The HelloGene Service provide the possible risk of the cancer based on the genetic predisposition testing. We hope the HelloGene sevice can trigger the lifestyle modification to prevent the future cancer risk.
- Composed of male cancers that men must check such as prostate cancer, etc., and other cancers that are prevalent in world
- Recommended for men with family history of male cancer or those who want to improve the quality of life through early action and prevention against cancer
- Composed of female cancers that women must check such as Endometrial cancer, Breast cancer, Ovarian cancer, etc., and other cancers that are prevalent in world
- Recommended for women with family history of female cancer or those who want to improve the quality of life through early action and prevention against cancer
|1||Thyroid Cancer||Common in both sexes|
|4||Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma|
|9||Testicular Cancer||Male specific cancers|
|11||Renal cell carcinoma|
|12||Ovarian Cancer||Female specific cancers|