Cancer prevention month a time to assess risks

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To round out the commemorations in February, it is National Cancer Prevention Month. Research has shown that more than 40% of all cancers diagnosed and nearly half of all deaths from cancer in the United States can be attributed to preventable causes — things like smoking, excess body weight, physical inactivity, and excessive exposure to the sun. (

These seven steps are key in cancer prevention.

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