Can cancer be prevented?

Although there is no guaranteed way to prevent cancer, people can reduce their risk (chance) of developing cancer by:

  • not using tobacco products
  • choosing foods with less fat and eating more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains
  • exercising regularly and maintaining a lean weight
  • avoiding the harmful rays of the sun, using sunscreen, and wearing clothing that protects the skin
  • talking with a doctor about the possible benefits of drugs proven to reduce the risk of certain cancers

Category: Cancer

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