Viviane M. de Oliveira ,
Luana T. Mendes ,
Durinézio J. Almeida ,
Lucas V. B. Hoelz ,
Pedro H. M. Torres ,
Pedro Geraldo Pascutti ,
Guilherme Barroso L. de Freitas
Pages: 11-29 Published Online: Dec. 27, 2014
It is known that environmental factors (pollution, cell phone, licit and illicit drugs, prolonged exposure to UV rays and feeding), physiological stress, diseases (obesity, HPV infection, chronic gastroesophageal reflux, infection of hepatitis C and B, etc) and loads of physical activity can increase the chance of malignant neoplasm.
The understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms which trigger the onset of cancer would create opportunities for public policies approach to the prevention and even developing new treatments.