February 4 each year is World Cancer Day. Does that mean it is a day to celebrate cancer? Absolutely not! Organized by the International Union Against Cancer, it is designed to focus attention on the small, everyday changes that can lower cancer risk. This year the American Institute for Cancer Research called attention to their Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention publication by launching Spanish and Portuguese versions. While it has a somewhat dry sounding title, it takes the wealth of scientific information and translates it into practical steps that can be taken to prevent cancer.
PositiveTip: More than 50% of American do not know the basic steps they can take to lower their cancer risk. Which half are you in?