Lifestyle Modifications Make Big Difference in Cancer Burden

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More than 28,000 healthcare professionals who met four healthy-living criteria (never or past smoking, moderate or no alcohol, BMI of 18.5-27.4, and regular physical activity) were compared with over 100,000 participants who did not meet all four criteria. Researchers estimated that 25% of cancers in women and 33% in men could have been prevented. Also, these simple health habits could prevent 48% of cancer deaths in women and 44% in men.

PositiveTip: Don't wait for new medical discoveries. Lower your risk of cancer now by choosing to live healthfully.