• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: Prevention

February 9, 2018

a happy, smiling middle-aged couple walking with their arms around one another down a dirt path, surrounded by trees and sunshineCancer prevention: 7 tips to reduce your risk
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which makes it a good time to learn about what you can do to reduce your risk of developing cancer. In many cases, what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving, so it may seem the advice keeps changing. However, it's well-accepted that your chances of developing cancer are affected by the lifestyle choices you make. Consider these seven cancer prevention tips.

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