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Cancer Prevention in Women

Post by on Thursday, July 28, 2022

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The most common cancer types affecting women are:

??Breast cancer

?? Skin cancer

??Lung cancer

??Colorectal cancer (cancer of the rectum or colon)

??Uterine cancer

Although many cancers have a genetic component, it is important to know that your genes are not your destiny. Even if you have a family history of certain types of cancer, there are actions you can take every day to reduce your risk. These include:


??Eating a high-fiber diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and healthy proteins.


??Staying physically active


??Protecting your skin from the sun


??Seeing your doctor regularly.


??Avoiding stress by doing daily exercise


??Getting recommended screening tests for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancers

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