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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 | Jun 22, 2018ICYMI, June 22, 2018
News | Jun 19, 2018Keep your kids safe in the sun
News | Jun 15, 2018ICYMI, June 15, 2018
News | Jun 14, 2018No, ‘sunscreen pills’ cannot protect you from skin cancer
News | Jun 13, 2018Men’s Health Month: What should I ask at the doctor’s office?
News | Jun 8, 2018ICYMI, June 8, 2018
News | Jun 7, 2018NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-Related Cancers
News | Jun 6, 2018Recipe: Banana-berry smoothie bowl
News | Jun 4, 2018Take the pledge: Health care professionals commit to talking to patients about HPV and cancer
News | Jun 4, 2018The Prevent Cancer Foundation® supports American Cancer Society’s new screening recommendations for colorectal cancer
News | Jun 1, 2018National Cancer Survivor’s Day
News | Jun 1, 2018ICYMI, June 1, 2018
News | May 25, 2018ICYMI, May 25, 2018
News | May 23, 2018Protect your skin all summer long
News | May 22, 2018Start Salad Bowl Day in your workplace
News | May 17, 2018Women’s Health Week: Make time for your health
News | May 11, 2018ICYMI, May 11, 2018
News | May 11, 2018USPSTF releases new finalized recommendations for prostate cancer screening
News | May 4, 2018ICYMI, May 4, 2018
News | May 3, 2018Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program hosts webcast on social determinants of health
News | Apr 30, 2018How to self check for testicular cancer
News | Apr 27, 2018ICYMI: April 27, 2018
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

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