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

Sun Safe: Prevent Skin Cancer

Exposure to intense summer sun increases the risk of skin cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US. Skin cancer is most curable when found and treated early—but you can prevent skin cancer with simple sun safety practices.

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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