Cancer prevention: take charge of your lifestyle

Lifestyle modification - cancer

Like any illness or disease, cancer can occur without warning. Many factors that increase your cancer risk are beyond your control, such as your family history and your genes. Others, such as whether you smoke or get regular cancer screenings, are within your control.

Changing certain habits can give you a powerful tool to help prevent cancer. It all starts with your lifestyle.

Quit Smoking and Using Tobacco

Protect Yourself from UV Rays

Maintain a Healthy Weight

Get Regular Exercise

Eat Healthy Foods

Limit Alcohol

Have Regular Check-ups

When to Call the Doctor