Males have a higher risk of developing cancer than women

According to the findings of a recent study conducted by specialists from the United Kingdom, men’s higher risk of having cancer than women’s is due to their gender rather than their food or lifestyle choices.

The majority of public health professionals have come to the unhealthy food choices that men make in addition to smoking and drinking alcohol to be detrimental to their health.

Men are also believed to be equally susceptible to obesity as women are, and because they spend the majority of the day sitting down at work, they are more susceptible to other diseases like cancer.

On the other hand, regardless of lifestyle or food, a man’s gender increases his risk of developing cancer, according to a recent study.

British investigators examined the medical files of 271,000 cancer patients, of whom 171,000 were men and 112,000 were women. The results of the inquiry were published in the medical journal “ACS Journal: Cancer.”

Men and women were made differently, according to the research of the aforementioned cases, which may explain why more than 17,000 men and 8,500 women were diagnosed with cancer.

The study’s researchers found 21 locations or organs in men’s body where the risk of acquiring cancer is significantly higher than in women.

Studies show that men are more prone than women to get malignancies of the thyroid, prostate, oesophagus, colon, bladder, and stomach. Additionally, colon, bladder, and stomach cancers are more common in men.

A man’s sexual health has a higher influence on whether he will acquire cancer than his nutrition and way of life, according to the findings of multiple research.

According to a research review, male cancer death rates are higher in the United States and the United Kingdom than female cancer death rates in both countries.

Many medical professionals disagree with the notion that men are more likely than women to get diseases like cancer and believe that additional research is necessary.

It had been found in earlier studies that some diseases impact women more severely than they do men, prior to the research that was discussed. Before the aforementioned research, this occurred.

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4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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