Preventing Cancer

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Taking Steps
A Few Healthy Changes Can Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Did you know that choices you make right now can have a profound impact on your risk for eventual cancer?

Focus on Prevention & Education

The Chemo Diet: When Every Calorie Counts

A diet conjures up images of low-fat foods. The "chemo diet" is all about maintaining and, in some cases, gaining weight. Chemotherapy patients eat to stay strong, yet one of the side effects of chemotherapy is that patients often lose their appetite.

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Wear sun screen, eat nutritious foods, get a little exercise each day, don’t smoke or chew tobacco, and drink in moderation—the right choices today can make the difference for your health tomorrow and for many, many tomorrows after that.

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What You Can Do