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Preventing Cancer Through Proper Nutrition

Cancer Risk Factors There are many risk factors for cancer. Some risk factors may be unavoidable, such as genetics or environmental factors. However, some risk factors are avoidable, such as smoking, consumption of certain food-related compounds, and being overweight or obese. Risk factors, whether avoidable or unavoidable, lead to the production of […]

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Physical Activity and Cancer Treatment

In the past, people being treated for a chronic illness like cancer were often told to rest and reduce their physical activity. This is good advice if movement causes pain, rapid heart rate, or shortness of breath. But newer research has shown that exercise is not only safe and possible […]

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Understanding Cancer

Cancer is a general term that represents a wide range of different conditions in the body. Cancers can have different characteristics, locations, and treatments, but they all represent uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. Cancer starts out as a single cell that turns into an abnormal cell, possibly from genetic and […]