04 Oct '11, 12am

8 Ways to Prevent Cancer | Care2 Healthy Living

8 Ways to Prevent Cancer | Care2 Healthy Living

An estimated 1.6 million American men and women are expected to be diagnosed with cancer this year, with the number of deaths reaching 571,950 according to the American Cancer Society . All cancers involve the malfunction of genes that control cell growth and division. About 5 percent of all cancers are strongly heredi­tary, in that an inherited genetic alteration confers a very high risk of developing one or more specific types of cancer. However, most cancers do not result from inherited genes but from damage to genes occurring during one’s lifetime. There are a number of ways in which you can help prevent cancer. The National Cancer Institute of the U.S. Institutes of Health recommends taking these measures to reduce your risk: Get Cancer Screening Tests Screening tests are a way to check your body for cancer before you have symptoms. Getting screening tests regularly m...

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