Study: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable

A recent report shows that more than 4 of every 10 cancers are preventable and suggests strategies to limit risks associated with developing these cancers. Major cancers with preventable risk factors are outlined as well as issues such as smoking, differences between genders, and a suggested action plan are all detailed.

Key Takeaways:

  • Half of all cancer cases in the U.S. may be preventable.
  • Smoking, drinking, and poor diet are top preventable causes of cancer.
  • Preventable risk cancers resulted in 45.1% of cancer deaths.

“Nearly half of cancer cases in the U.S. may be preventable, according to a new study”

https://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20171121/study-more-than-4-in-10-cancers-preventable

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