Cancer - Prevention

Experts believe that the risk of getting cancer can be reduced by following some simple guidelines:

  • Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits.
  • Exercise vigorously for at least twenty minutes each day.
  • Avoid excessive weight gain.
  • Avoid tobacco, including secondhand smoke.
  • Decrease or avoid consumption of animal fats and red meat.
  • Avoid excessive amounts of alcohol.
  • Avoid overexposure to sunlight.
  • Avoid risky sexual practices.
  • Avoid known carcinogens in the environment and workplace.

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