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

Hookah Use Increases Risk of Cigarette Smoking Among Young Adults

One of the oldest forms of smoking — smoking through a water pipe, or hookah — has reemerged in bars and lounges across the United States and may increase the risk of cigarette smoking in youth.

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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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