Follow These Ways to Lower Your Risk of Cancer

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Watch out for wild claims

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It seems there’s a new claim every week for a food, supplement, or treatment that can help prevent cancer. Some may be legitimate but haven’t been fully studied for a long period. Some claims are bogus and don’t have any credibility.

The ACS recommends that, when it comes to claims about cancer prevention, you should only trust reputable sources and find out how the researchers scientifically tested the method. Use common sense and look at trusted sources before changing your behavior or trying the latest fad.

Small steps count

When it comes to reducing your risk of developing cancer, your everyday decisions count. You can’t eliminate your risk completely, but making positive lifestyle choices can improve your likelihood of having a healthy future.

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