Follow These Ways to Lower Your Risk of Cancer

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Quit smoking

Though it may seem obvious, avoiding tobacco can help you avoid cancer. According to the Mayo Clinic, smoking is linked with certain types of cancer, including cancer of the:

  • lung
  • esophagus
  • kidney
  • bladder
  • cervix

If you smoke cigarettes or cigars, or use chewing tobacco, it’s important to quit. Even if you’re not a smoker, make an effort to avoid secondhand smoke, which can increase your risk of lung cancer.

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