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Research suggests that only five to ten percent of cancers are hereditary. That means the non-inherited causes of cancer — the lifestyle choices we make, the foods we eat, and our physical activity levels — have a direct impact on our overall cancer risk. The Foundation encourages people of all ages to take charge of their health by making smart lifestyle and nutrition choices, seeing their doctor regularly for checkups and health screenings, and monitoring their bodies for any changes that should be brought to the attention of medical professionals.

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News | Apr 20, 2018ICYMI: April 20, 2018
News | Apr 19, 2018What your zip code says about your health [webcast]
News | Apr 18, 2018“Check Your Mate” seminar
News | Apr 16, 2018National Minority Health Month
News | Apr 13, 2018ICYMI: April 13, 2018
News | Apr 6, 2018ICYMI: April 6, 2018
News | Apr 5, 2018Benefits of walking
News | Apr 4, 2018New website for cancer prevention and early detection
News | Apr 4, 2018PALS Act moratorium extended through December 31, 2019
News | Mar 29, 2018Reducing colorectal cancer rates in Alaska
News | Mar 29, 2018Cancer prevention: Seize the low-hanging fruit, then work upward
News | Mar 16, 2018ICYMI: March 16, 2018
News | Mar 9, 2018FDA approves direct-to-consumer gene mutation test for breast cancer
News | Feb 27, 2018Celebrity Big Brother winner and Broadway star Marissa Jaret Winokur wants you to Think About the Link® between HPV and cancer
News | Feb 8, 2018The perfect Valentine’s Day dinner
News | Jan 26, 2018You gotta be kidney-ing me!
News | Jan 4, 2018PALS Act moratorium extended through next year
News | Dec 21, 2017How to manage holiday stress
News | Dec 12, 2017Healthy holiday gift idea
News | Dec 11, 2017Yep Roc Records Signs Alejandro Escovedo
News | Nov 20, 2017Trim your Thanksgiving meal with these 5 tips
Video | Nov 7, 2017A Young Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story
Document | Nov 7, 2017Información acerca del cáncerde Seno
Document | Nov 7, 2017Breast Cancer Fact Sheet
Video | Nov 7, 2017Breast Cancer Awareness PSA
Video | Nov 7, 2017Campaign Overview Video
Document | Nov 7, 2017Campaign Overview Document
News | Oct 31, 2017Everything you need is already within you: The importance of being your own health advocate
Story | Oct 19, 2017Pumpkin spice quinoa cookies
News | Sep 29, 2017Quantitative Imaging Workshop tackles questions resulting from new screening capabilities
News | Sep 28, 2017How to train and prepare for your first 5k
News | Sep 14, 2017Broadway star and Tony Award-winner wants you to Think About the Link® between viruses and cancer
News | Sep 12, 2017Healthy after-school snacks
Video | Sep 12, 2017Marissa Jaret Winokur wants you to Think About the Link®
News | Sep 4, 2017Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
News | Aug 31, 2017Are e-cigarettes safer than traditional cigarettes? New study aims to find out

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